Shared Governance Model Analysis

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I am a member of Unit Practice Council (UPC) in my unit which represents for the unit-based aspect of the shared governance model in nursing. UPC is front line nursing staff making decisions about nursing on the unit they work on. Our team members are mainly bedside nurse assistants and nurses in the unit. We are responsible for attending meetings, reporting activities, discuss issues and decide how to resolve the issues. We are currently working on several - main topics. For example, changing the acuity system we use on our unit to provide safer and better assignments for the nurses; falls performance improvement project utilizing hourly purposeful rounding to help prevent falls, improving our HCAPP scores and customers' satisfaction on unit
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