Winners of ACENDIO grant 2023

 “A Novel Humanistic Decision-Making Process Framework (HumDeM): A Consensus Study”, has the objective of refining and establishing a consensus about the concepts’ labels and definitions as well as the conceptual model of a new nursing decision-making framework. The HumDeM framework emerged from the intuitive-humanist model, and its development was influenced by the theory of health as expanding consciousness. This new framework will provide clinical nurses and educators with a structured approach to guide the development of clinical decision-making skills.

This study is needed since a comprehensive nursing framework about the decision-making process components and their relationship with quality of care and outcomes is lacking.

The main reason for starting a study together as a team came from the opportunity to develop and validate, through consensus within an international panel of experts, a framework of nursing decision-making using a multicultural perspective.


Board of ACENDIO congratulate the winners

Luca Bertocci

MSN, RN, PhD candidate in Clinical Medicine and Public Health
University of L’Aquila – Department of Health, Life, and Environmental Sciences, Italy

Predoctoral Scholar, The Marjory Gordon Program for Clinical Reasoning and Knowledge Development at Boston College, William F. Connell School of Nursing, MA, USA

Rita Gengo

Assistant Professor
Christine E Lynn College of Nursing, Florida Atlantic University
 Federal University of Juiz de Fora- Nursing School, United States


Suellen Christina D Emidio

Federal University of Juiz de Fora- Nursing School, Brazil


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