Judith Gedney Baggs
Degree & Credential:
Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.
Elizabeth N. Gray Distinguished Professor
Oregon Health & Science University School of Nursing
Judith Gedney Baggs, PhD, RN, FAAN is the Elizabeth N. Gray Distinguished Professor in the Oregon Health & Science University School of Nursing. Dr. Baggs has been studying collaborative care for more than 30 years. Her work is grounded in her clinical background as an ICU nurse, where she first noticed that patient care seemed to be of a higher quality when nurses and physicians collaborated in care delivery, sharing responsibility in decision making, care planning, and care delivery. She has enlarged her concept of collaboration to include multiple care providers, patients and families. She currently serves as a member of the Interprofessional Initiative Steering Committee at Oregon Health & Science.
A listing of all contributions made to the National Center community.
Questionnaires were used to assess (a) the factors intensive care unit resident physicians (N = 33) and nurses (N = 57) perceived as influential in making decisions about level of aggressiveness of patient care (LAC), (b) who residents and nurses believed should be involved versus who was involved...
The author gives an overview of a special issue of The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, highlighting several themes: At the beginning is interdisciplinary education, with nascent providers of various professions learning together both about substance and about the perspectives of each other’s...