Professional Practice Model

Nursing Professional Practice Models at UCLA Health

The Nursing Professional Practice Models (PPM) at UCLA Health outline how nurses practice, collaborate, communicate, and develop professionally to provide quality care. At the center of our PPM is our commitment as nurses to the patient, family and the community.  

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center Professional Practice Model

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First Concentric Circle of PPM

Second Concentric Circle of PPM 

Third Concentric Circle of PPM 

Fourth Concentric Circle of PPM 

  • The outer circle is the O'Rourke Model of the Professional Role™ that defines the professional role as an integrated set of four role components that include the role of a leader who is a self directed decision maker, a scientist, a transferor of knowledge and a practitioner.

Read more about the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center Professional Practice Model

Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Professional Practice Model

Read more about the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Professional Practice Model

For more information, contact 

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Kelley Anderson, BSN, RN, OCN
Nursing Professional Development Specialist
Reigniting Spirit of Caring, Relationship-Based Care, Professional Governance
UCLA Health, Center for Nursing Excellence
[email protected]
Office: 310-267-3308