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APRN expertise: The collaborative health management model

Matthews, Sarah W. DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC; Brown, Marie Annette PhD, ARNP, FNP-BC, FAAN, FAANP

doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000423382.33822.ab

The Collaborative Health Management Model fosters teamwork between nurse practitioners and physicians based on an egalitarian partnership. It serves to operationalize the “Future of Nursing's” call for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses to deliver high-quality chronic disease management using their full abilities: a unique professional lens, expertise in team-based care, and patient partnerships.

Sarah W. Matthews is a family practice nurse practitioner and clinical practice and education specialist at Group Health in Seattle, WA. Marie Annette Brown is a Professor at the University of Washington, School of Nursing, a primary care nurse practitioner at UW Medical Center Women's Health Care Clinic and the Group Health Endowed Nursing Professor in Chronic Illness Care.

The authors have disclosed that they have no financial relationships related to this article.

© 2013 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.