The 6-phase Appreciative Advising framework for academic advising has been incorporated into a nursing program in the southeast United States, with promising initial results. Historical perspectives of academic advising, an overview of Appreciative Advising, and implementation of the framework are presented.
Author Affiliations: Instructor (Ms Read), Instructor (Ms Hicks), Associate Professor (Dr Christenbery), School of Nursing, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee.
The authors declare no conflicts of interest.
Correspondence: Ms Read, School of Nursing, Vanderbilt University, 303 Godchaux Hall, 461 21st Ave South, Nashville, TN 37240 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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Accepted for publication: June 6, 2016
Published ahead of print: July 21, 2016