Leveraging Professional Governance During the COVID-19 Pandemic

J Nurs Adm. 2021 Mar 1;51(3):117-119. doi: 10.1097/NNA.0000000000000990.


Dynamic nursing leadership and engagement of nursing at all levels are critical to effective care delivery. During the COVID-19 crisis, many organizations suspended non-COVID-related meetings, including professional governance councils where practice decisions are made. This article highlights how shared or professional governance was leveraged during this global pandemic at a large academic medical center and community hospital effectively sustaining autonomous nursing practice while responding to a rapidly changing environment and impacting quality patient care.

PMID:33570365 | DOI:10.1097/NNA.0000000000000990

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