An empowering organizational model that creates a structure
for shared decision-making in the
Emphasis on teamwork among nurses, healthcare providers and their patients.
Each team member owns his or her contributions to healthcare decision-making.
Equal focus on services, patients and staff because each is essential in providing safe and effective care.
Considered the core of shared governance, it is the willingness to take responsibility for decision-making.
Improved patient care and
Decreased hospital lengths
Improved patient satisfaction.
Improved nurse satisfaction.
Engagement and synergy among members of a healthcare team.
Increased nurse retention.
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clinical care of patients. When granting Magnet Recognition and Pathway to Excellence Program designations, the American
Nurses Credentialing Center considers how well the
principles of shared governance
are implemented throughout