Critical Thinking Question: Partnering with a Family Nurse


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Critical Thinking Question: Partnering with a Family Nurse
Since families are experts in regards to knowing their children and family members it is essential for families to partner with nurses in the decision-making process to provide care. Family values and needs can be honored and respected as families are empowered to partner with nurses. Goldfarb et al. (2010) contend that continuity of care is enhanced and better relationships are developed when families participate in decision making with health professionals. The purpose of this paper is to debate on the fact that families are in the best position to determine their health goals and can develop their strengths in partnering with a family nurse.
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