Lucile Packard Stanford Children’s Hospital, Recognized as a National Watson Caring Science Affiliate System™

September 2018

Boulder, CO – Watson Caring Science Institute (WCSI) and Dr. Jean Watson are proud to announce the Lucile Packard Stanford Children’s Hospital (LPSCH), California, has been named a National Watson Caring Science System™.

The designation recognizes Lucile Packard Stanford Children’s Hospital’s exemplary integration of caring theory and leadership commitment to offer informed Caring Science practices, to their patients and their families.

Kelly M. Johnson, RN, PhD, NEA-BC, Chief Nursing Officer and vice president of patient care services at Lucile Packard Stanford Children’s Hospital  stated: “We are delighted to be recognized as a WCSI National Caring Science System™. Integrating the WCSI ethos of Caring Science into professional nursing practice and the care environment exemplifies the commitment of LPSCH professional nursing to provide evidence-based practice and to promote a caring and healing environment for patients and families to receive care and for nurses to work”.

Jean Watson, Founder and Director of WCSI said: “Lucile Packard Stanford Children’s Hospital has shown their commitment towards authentic, deep-rooted and sustainable Caring Science. We are thrilled to welcome the organization as a National Caring Science System™ to further develop the emerging field of Caring Science.”

To become a National Caring Science System™, Lucile Packard Stanford Children’s Hospital demonstrated to WCSI the authentically, deep-rooted and sustainable commitment to integrating Caring Science to transform and broaden whole person health and healing for its staff, patients, families and the surrounding community.

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