Our Framework for Nursing Practice at Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Nursing at Northwestern is both a science and an art. Nursing practice is evidence based and blends research, knowledge and technology with individualized, compassionate approaches to care.

Nursing at NMH is grounded in our Framework for Nursing Practice which is based in part of the work of nursing theorist, Virginia Henderson.

The NMH Framework for Nursing Practice guides our nurses as they provide care to patients, contribute to the larger nursing profession, and collaborate with the interdisciplinary teams – all within the context of our organizational values:

  • Patients First
  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork

Read more about our approach in Our Commitment to Nursing Care (pdf).

Our Framework for Nursing Practice

 Print a version of the Framework for Nursing Practice (pdf)