Shared Governance Council Member

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A step-by-step pathway for a role that propels bedside expertise into meaningful change for staff and patients

Shared Governance Council Member

Pediatric nurses at the bedside can impact entire hospital systems by participating in shared governance councils or committees. Shared decision making with nurse leaders empowers clinical nurses to influence improvements for staff and patients. This example of professional autonomy makes nursing stronger.

How do you become an organizational shared governance council member? Use the steps below to learn about this collaborative role so you can be ready to serve.   

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