In order for nurses to be effective advocates, they must practice in an environment that fosters competency, collaboration, communication, and ethical values. This article addresses the meaning of advocacy, explores whether nurses can be effective advocates in complex practice environments, identifies barriers to advocacy, and suggests individual and systems approaches to support advocacy in critical care.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||11|
|Journal||Critical care nursing clinics of North America|
|State||Published - Jun 1 1995|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Critical Care