“Professional governance is a shared decision-making structure where the point-of-service staff members are involved in making decisions about clinical practice. We started by reviewing the issues they felt were impacting their ability to provide the best patient care on the floor. Primary nursing topped the list.”
Professional governance is a collaborative governance structure that gives professionals, such as nurses, a voice regarding issues that affect their practice.
Professional governance is a professional model that empowers direct-care nurses to contribute collaboratively as decision makers regarding the nursing practice setting.
The professional governance council data below includes ambulatory and perioperative units and departments.