Nursing Councils

Unit Based Councils

The Unit Based Councils are unit level shared governance councils and committees designed to discuss ways to improve the individual units and address ongoing issues. The Nursing Practice Council is a forum where the chairs of the Unit Based Councils come together to provide one another with input and feedback on shared decision making topics related to clinical practice standards, quality improvement, staff professional development, and research. The Nursing Practice Council provides informative goals of nursing in alignment with organizational goals and feedback.

Unit Based Committee

  • 2E
  • 3C
  • 3E
  • CCU
  • ED
  • Cardiac Services

Unit Based CouncilsHospital Council/Committees

Professional Nurse Practice Council (PNPC)
Coordinating and information sharing forum for all individual Unit Based Committees to ensure unit goals are in alignment with the nursing and organizational strategic plans and goals.

SCM End user Council
Integrates nursing practice and technology.

Patient Family Education
Charged to prepare patients, families, and caregivers for self-care and management after discharge.

Safe Patient Handling Committee
Ensures patient transfer/lifting is done safely and appropriately to protect both the employee and the patient from injury.

Skin and Wound Committee
Provides education to staff for reduction of skin and wound issues for better patient outcomes.

Education and Research
Research and innovation.

Safety Coaches
Upholds our culture of a High Reliability Organization.

Unit Based Council

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