Systems Thinking for Managing COVID-19 in Health Care Systems: Seven Key Messages – Phillips and Salter (2020)

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing

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Systems Thinking for Managing COVID-19 in Health Care Systems: Seven Key Messages

Janet M. Phillips, PhD, RN, ANEF; Ann M. Stalter, PhD, RN, MEd

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Abstract

This article provides the most current guidelines for nurse educators and nurses to use systems thinking to manage COVID-19 in health systems. A working definition of systems thinking is offered, with a review of basic knowledge and care in the context of the system awareness model (SAM). Seven key messages assist nurse educators and nurses in the management of COVID-19 patients culminating in leadership of complex health care systems using systems thinking. [J Contin Educ Nurs. 2020;51(9):402–411.]

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Systems Thinking for Managing COVID-19 in Health Care Systems: Seven Key Messages