Rapid change is constant in the healthcare industry, leaving hospitals—and the units within—to react and adapt. Unfortunately, the typical shared (professional) governance structure fails to address the challenges of modern healthcare systems, both in efficiency and ability to maintain long‐term change.
Nearly 100 years ago Florence Nightingale’s voice, vision, and values came to life. Born May 12, 1820 she was named after the city of her birth, Villa La Columbia in Florence, Italy. Through Florence’s journey she became a leader in nursing.
Patient and family health education (PFE), defined as any set of planned educational activities designed to improve patients’ health behaviors and health status, is an imperative aspect of modern-day caregiving.