FEATURESA Study of Knowing Nurses as CaringPross, Elizabeth PhD, RN; Boykin, Anne PhD, RN; Hilton, Nancy RN, MN; Gabuat, Jesse MSN, RNAuthor Information Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton (Drs Pross and Boykin); and St Lucie Medical Center, Port St Lucie, Florida (Mss Hilton and Gabuat). Corresponding Author: Elizabeth Pross, PhD, RN, Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33431 (firstname.lastname@example.org). The authors thank Stephen Ippolito, BS Engineering, Cornell University, and Currently Graduate Assistant, Mathematics Florida Atlantic University, for his assistance with their statistical analysis. Holistic Nursing Practice: May-June 2010 - Volume 24 - Issue 3 - p 142-147 doi: 10.1097/HNP.0b013e3181dd47bc Buy Metrics Abstract Knowing person as caring is integral to holistic nursing practices. Before a nurse can know other as caring, there must be an intentional focus on knowing self as caring. The purpose of this article is to describe practicing nurses' living of Knowing, Patience, and Courage. This study is part of a larger ongoing study focused on grounding an entire organization in caring values. © 2010 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.