The Culture of Caring model is an education-practice partnership built on a crosswalk of contemporary nursing concepts. It provides a framework and a bundle of strategies to create a transformed teaching-learning environment. Preliminary evaluation suggests that such a culture can strengthen student learning and support transition to practice for new graduate nurses.
Author Affiliations: Enterprise Executive Director of Clinical and Team Development (Dr Letcher), Sanford Health, Academic Affairs; Professor Emerita (Dr Nelson), Augustana College Department of Nursing, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
The authors declare no conflicts of interest.
Correspondence: Dr Letcher, Sanford Health, 1305 W 18th St, PO Box 5039, Sioux Falls, SD 57117 (Deborah.email@example.com).
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