Our Practice

Professional Practice Model

Our Practice Model

The Department of Nursing at Montefiore-Einstein is grounded in patient- and family-centered care. Our professional practice model is upheld by our core values and enriched by our historical foundation. It reflects compassion, exemplary evidence-based practice and a spirit of innovation and inquiry, empowerment, autonomy and accountability.

Our Core Values

Scope and Standards of Nursing

  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Specialty Scope and Standards
  • ANA Code of Ethics

Interprofessional Collaboration

  • Practice Council
  • Interdisciplinary Rounds
  • Morning/Evening Huddles


  • Peer Review
  • Nursing Research
  • Continuing Education

Patient/Family Centered Care

  • Newborn Safety Instructions
  • Bedside Reporting
  • Cultural Sensitivity

Exemplary Practice

  • Professional RN Autonomy
  • Joan Bilder Award
  • Nursing Care Delivery Model

Visionary Nursing Leadership

  • Nursing Strategic Plan
  • Peer Collaboration
  • Nursing Philosophy and Values


  • Quality and Patient Safety
  • Magnet Champions
  • Professional Advancement

Compassionate Care

  • Provide Emotional Support
  • Listen Actively to Patients and Families

Supporting Community Health

  • Health Fairs
  • Cardiac Callbacks
  • Home Care

Our Nursing Foundation

Duffy Caring Factors

  1. Mutual Problem-Solving
  2. Human Respect
  3. Encouraging Manner
  4. Healing Environment
  5. Basic Human Needs