CARING FOR OUR PATIENTS, THEIR LOVED ONES, AND EACH OTHER
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Duke Nurses are transforming the future of patient care. Guided by our mission, vision and values, we are committed to excellence. We are leaders, innovators, and educators. We are passionate about what we do.
Duke University Health System Nursing is committed to quality care of our patients, their family members, and the community through excellence in leadership, practice, innovation, and education.
We will be leaders in:
- Providing quality and compassionate nursing care
- Creating positive work environments that foster and support professional growth and development
- Partnering with other disciplines and patients/families in the provision of healthcare
- Establishing the standards for nursing practice
- Developing and implementing innovative, professional, evidence-based nursing care
NURSING CORE VALUES
Our core value is “Caring for Our Patients, Their Loved Ones, and Each Other.” We achieve this through:
PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE MODEL
We derive our beliefs and values from our Professional Practice Model – a description of the beliefs and values used to consistently demonstrate professional practice within an organization. Through this model, we deliver care to achieve excellent outcomes that are consistent with the nursing values and expectations grounded in caring practices:
Duke Nurses role model high ethical standards through interpersonal and interprofessional relationships that fulfill commitments and cultivate an environment of inclusion and diversity.
Duke Nurses create a dynamic environment through compassionate, expert, and specialized care to achieve optimal outcomes.
Duke Nurses innovate practice and disseminate knowledge to address the needs of today and tomorrow.
Duke Nurses collaborate through skilled communication to enhance interprofessional teams to achieve common goals, share resources and achieve patient-family centered care across all roles and settings.