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  1. Polancich, Shea PhD, RN
  2. Miltner, Rebecca PhD, RN
  3. Poe, Terri DNP, RN, NE-BC
  4. Harper, Doreen PhD, RN, FAAN
  5. Moneyham, Linda PhD, RN, FAAN
  6. Shirey, Maria PhD, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, ANEF, FACHE, FNAP, FAAN


Academic-practice partnerships are formalized relationships encouraged by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing to meet healthcare and societal needs. While Academic-practice partnerships have existed for decades, the process for evaluating their outcomes often lacks a robust, standardized structure. The purpose of this article is to describe one organization's process for developing and implementing an evaluation blueprint for appraising an Academic-practice partnership.