This five-week course provides an introduction to the AACN Synergy Model for Patient Care. Through course materials, including suggested readings, online discussions and reflections, podcasts, videos, and self-assessment quizzes, participants will gain a better understanding of the AACN model, so they can apply it to various areas of practice. Although the course is somewhat self-paced, participants are encouraged to complete course modules and assignments in a timely manner according to the course calendar.
The course requires the purchase of the book: Hardin, S. R., & Kaplow, R. (2017). Synergy for clinical excellence: The AACN synergy model for patient care. Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Explain the AACN Synergy Model for Patient Care.
Discuss potential applications of the AACN Synergy Model for Patient Care.
Examine current practice relative to the AACN Synergy Model for Patient Care.