This article describes how The Compass, a professional practice model (PPM), was developed through clinical nurse involvement, review of literature, expert opinion, and an innovative schematic. Implementation was supported through a dynamic video account of a patient story, interwoven with The Compass. Postproject evaluation of PPM integration demonstrates opportunities for professional nursing development and future planning.
Author Affiliations: Care Center Director (Ms Basol), Intensive Care/Surgical Care and Clinical Practice; Clinical Nurse Specialist (Dr Hilleren-Listerud), Surgical Care Unit; and Vice President, Hospital Operations/Chief Nursing Officer (Ms Chmielewski), St Cloud Hospital, CentraCare Health, St Cloud, Minnesota.
The authors declare no conflicts of interest.
Correspondence: Ms Basol, St Cloud Hospital, 1406 6th Ave N, St Cloud, MN 56303 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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