The College of Nursing at UMass & Baystate Health have a partnership designed to address the goals of all partners. This partnership has many outcomes including multiple sustained evidence based educational, clinical practice, and organizational programs. Some examples are three successful dedicated education units (DEUs), new models for Nursing policy review, a systematic evaluation of the Shared Governance Structure, a program evaluation of the Nursing Falls Prevention program, and a new research based individualized Falls Risk Assessment tool.
Program Impact Region:
Program identifies community participants.
Program Start (and End Dates):
January 1, 2000
Baystate Medical Center
Springfield, MA 01199United States
Program Director's Email Address:
UNIT: Colleges, Schools, Departments, Centers, and Institutes:
College of Nursing
This Project Receives External Funding:
Scholarly Product Type:Journal Article Presentations
Scholarly Product Detail:
Roche, J. P., Lamoureux E., Teehan, T. (2004). A partnership between nursing education and practice: Using an empowerment model to retain new nurses. Journal of Nursing Administration 34(1).26-32.
Roche, JP, Schoen, D, & Kruzel, A. (2012). Human Patient Simulation Versus Written Case Studies for New Graduate Nurses in Nursing Orientation: A Pilot Study. Clinical Simulation in Nursing.