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The mission of Johns Hopkins Medicine is to improve the health of the community and the world by setting the standard of excellence in medical education, research and clinical care. Johns Hopkins nurses have contributed to this mission through their development of intellectual property aimed at improving the quality of patient care. 

Evidence-Based Practice

The Johns Hopkins Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals Model is a powerful problem-solving approach to clinical decision-making and is accompanied by user-friendly tools to guide individual or group use.

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Fall Risk Assessment

The Johns Hopkins Fall Risk Assessment Tool (JHFRAT) was developed as part of an evidence-based fall safety initiative. This risk stratification tool is valid, reliable and highly effective when combined with a comprehensive protocol, and fall-prevention products and technologies. Hospitals and other healthcare organizations can take steps to prevent falls among their patients by implementing the JHFRAT toolkit.

Use The Johns Hopkins Fall Risk Assessment Tool at Your Institution

The Johns Hopkins Fall Risk Assessment Tool (JHFRAT) is the intellectual property of the Johns Hopkins Healthcare System and may not be used without a license. If you are interested in using the JHFRAT in your organization, complete the inquiry form.

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Guided Care Nursing

A Team Approach to the Care of Chronically Ill Older Patients

The Guided Care® model consists of a Guided Care nurse, based in a primary care office, working with 2 to 5 providers and other team members to provide coordinated, patient-centered, cost-effective health care to 50 to 60 of their chronically ill patients. Our self-paced, online course prepares registered nurses to become Guided Care Nurses.

Guided Care

In a Guided Care program, specially trained nurses create care plans, educate and support patients and their caregivers, and coordinate care among health care providers.

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