"Relationship-Centered Care Through Centering Groups"
Sharon Schindler Rising, MSN, CNM, FACNM
Centering Model of Group Healthcare & University of Minnesota
About Sharon: Sharon Rising is the founder of the Centering model of group healthcare and since 1993 has provided leadership for the development and growth of the organization. She has received recognition for her achievements from several notable organizations including 2006 Yale University School of Nursing distinguished Alumna Award, Civic Ventures Purpose Prize in 2008, the American Academy of Nursing 2010 "Edge Runner" Award, and the 2010 American College of Nurse-Midwives' highest honor, the Hattie Hemschemeyer Award. In addition to creating the innovative Centering model, Sharon's impressive career ranged from clinical practice to healthcare education. She established the nurse-midwifery program and the Childbearing Childrearing Center at the University of Minnesota.
- Describe the Centering model of group care
- Discuss relationships that develop for participants in Centering groups
- Discuss research and evaluation outcomes related to provisions of care in Centering groups