Professional Practice

The Nursing Professional Practice Council maintains standards of clinical nursing practice and patient care consistent with evidence-based practice and requirements of regulatory agencies. This council serves as a forum to exchange best practices that have the potential to impact clinical areas across disciplines.



  • Review newly developed and updated plans of care to ensure plans are interdisciplinary, comprehensive, evidence based, and easy to navigate.
  • Evaluate the impact of the nursing intervention on readmission rate on patients with the Six Core Diagnosis with LACE score greater than 11 or equal admitted every month.
  • Increase nursing and interdisciplinary involvement and feedback from Unit Practice Council members.
  • Maintain and sustain membership on the council.
  • Encourage staff to join nursing differentiated professional practice.