Leadership & Professional Development

Empowering Oncology Nurses to Lead Change Through a Shared Governance Project

Jeanine N. Gordon

shared governance, team building, chemotherapy infusion
ONF 2016, 43(6), 688-690. DOI: 10.1188/16.ONF.688-690

Nurses at the bed- or chairside are knowledgeable about clinical and operational concerns that need improvement and, consequently, are in the best position to generate and evaluate practical options and potential solutions to improve efficacy and care processes. Implementation of a shared governance model is effective in engaging staff nurses to make meaningful and sustainable change in patient care processes.

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