Academic Practice Partnerships
Academic Practice Partnerships–Focusing on Quality and Safety
Academic Practice Partnerships Web Resources
American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)
Resources to Develop and Sustain an Academic-Practice Partnership
These resources were developed through the initiatives of the 2011-2016 AACN-AONE Academic-Practice Partnership Steering Committee and can be found at: https://www.aacnnursing.org/Academic-Practice-Partnerships.
The Institute of Medicine (2010) report, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health frames these guiding principles and serves as a platform for all strategies to build and sustain academic-practice partnerships.
Implementation Tool Kit
This tool kit is designed to facilitate the development, growth, and evaluation of academic-practice partnerships as a fundamental condition to advance nursing practice and improve the quality of care and enhance patient outcomes. In addition to exemplars, resources were created to guide you from start to finish in developing a partnership.
Partnership Expectation and Outcome Matrix
These links contain the partnerships expectations and outcome matrixes. The matrix is designed to facilitate robust and effective academic-practice partnerships by providing a method to 1) establish partnership goals 2) identify action steps for implementation and 3) specify expected outcomes and their timeframe. A blank worksheet, sample document and multiple exemplars are posted for reference.
Academic-Practice Partnerships Partnership Expectation and Outcome Metrics Worksheet sample at:https://www.aacnnursing.org/Portals/42/AcademicNursing/Academic-Practice-Partnerships/Table-AACN-AONE-Partnership-Metrics.pdf
Academic-Practice Partnerships Partnership Expectation and Outcome Metrics Worksheet sample at:
What an Exemplar Partnership Looks Like
Exemplary Academic-Practice Partnership Award
Call for Nominations
On-Demand Webinars: This webinar series highlights outstanding examples of interprofessional engagement happening across the nation in response to recommendations contained in the groundbreaking report on Advancing Healthcare Transformation: A New Era for Academic Nursing.
View past webinars hosted by the Academic-Practice Partnership Initiative.
Online Discussion: Designed for both academic and practice representatives, this online collaboration community provides a forum to share information and resources, learn about innovative partnerships, discuss ways to measure success, connect with potential partners in your region and network with peers.
Graduate and Certificate Programs in Quality and Safety:
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Johns Hopkins University.
Mary Baldwin University
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MidAmerica Nazarene University
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Nova Southeastern University
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Sam Houston State University
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Southern New Hampshire University
Thomas Jefferson University
University of Alabama
University of Illinois Chicago
University of Southern Maine
Western Governors University
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*Graduate Program in Nursing
▼Graduate Program – Interdisciplinary
♦ Certificate Program
A New Era for Academic Nursing Webinar Series
This webinar series highlights outstanding examples of interprofessional engagement happening across the nation in response to recommendations contained in the groundbreaking report on Advancing Healthcare Transformation: A New Era for Academic Nursing.
A New Era for Academic Nursing: From Concept to Action
Advancing Healthcare Transformation: The New Era Award – A Focus on Faculty Practice
Getting Beyond Engagement: The Marriage of Education and Practice
Linking to Improve Nursing Knowledge
How an Innovative Academic-Practice Partnership is Improving Patient Outcomes
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Marianne P. Barba, MS, RN Adjunct Faculty
University of Rhode Island , College of Nursing
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