because their unique position allows for building long term trusting

Because their unique position allows for building

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because their unique position allows for building long-term, trusting relationships which in turn, gives them a better understanding of their patients’ personal needs, wants, and preferences in care. FNP's come to know the whole person, their beliefs, life circumstances, culture, experiences, and goals. The PCN theory has been used extensively in the discipline of nursing. The framework has shown to be a key contributor in helping to bridge the gap between nursing knowledge and the person-centered approach in practice. This framework provides a detailed guide on creating person-centered care across many sectors in healthcare (Santana et al., 2018). Application of the Model to Advanced Practice Nursing Implementation of the PCN as a theoretical framework to inform and guide nursing has proven to be very beneficial in several different settings and situations. When used in practice, the PCN framework has resulted in improve patient, staff and organizational outcomes (Santana et al., 2018). The PCN framework has been especially useful in guiding and informing family nurse practitioner (FNP) practice. The FNP specialty track patient population is very diverse; consisting of many different cultures, backgrounds and complex health conditions. The diverse population and complex health situations were easily addressed and properly cared for through the frameworks PCC holistic care approach. Furthermore, the PCN model proven beneficial for
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5 APPLICATION OF THEORY use as a framework for both research and curriculum development (McCormack & McCance, 2017). Research has shown that the African Americans population with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) has specifically benefited from the use of the PCN framework (Williams et al., 2016). T2DM is a chronic, life-long disease that requires ongoing treatment and management. According to studies, the PCN, PCC approach is associated with improved self-management, knowledge on the disease, cardiovascular risk control, glycemic control, and physical and mental quality of life (Williams et al., 2016). Furthermore, research has shown a positive correlation between PCC and patient involvement, satisfaction, and empowerment (Williams et al., 2016).
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