Navigating the Nuances of Night Shift: Shared Governance Hard at Work

Track: 60 Minute Podium

Session Number: 802
Date: Sun, Apr 8th, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Description:

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Session Type: Leadership and Management

Session Description: Shared governance empowers staff to take ownership of their practice that leads to increased job satisfaction and improved patient outcomes. A team of night nurses share their journey of establishing a night shift council, the approach to improving resources and supporting night nurses’ healthy lifestyle.
Primary Presenter Bio: Karen Murray is a pediatric critical care registered nurse. She graduated in 1986 from an ADN program. For the last 25 years she has worked at Children’s Mercy Kansas City. She has been an integral part of bringing shared governance to the forefront of her hospital. She has accomplished this by leading a team of nurses to write unit council guidelines. She has written a published article about that process. Last year she started a night governance council to improve professionalism and assure resources to the night shift. She is also working on writing council guidelines for the ambulatory areas.
Primary Presenter Institution: Children's Mercy Kansas City
Presenter 2 Institution: Children's Mercy Kansas City
Presenter 2 Bio: Kelli Schmidt is a pediatric critical care registered nurse. She was accepted to the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s School of Nursing on a full ride scholarship. This is where she fell in love with pediatrics and Children’s Mercy Kansas City. She was hired to the Pediatric ICU in August of 2013. She has been active in her unit as a member of the education committee, the critical care RN council, and has now helped to start the night shift council.
Session Type: Leadership and Management

Session Description: Shared governance empowers staff to take ownership of their practice that leads to increased job satisfaction and improved patient outcomes. A team of night nurses share their journey of establishing a night shift council, the approach to improving resources and supporting night nurses’ healthy lifestyle.
Primary Presenter Bio: Karen Murray is a pediatric critical care registered nurse. She graduated in 1986 from an ADN program. For the last 25 years she has worked at Children’s Mercy Kansas City. She has been an integral part of bringing shared governance to the forefront of her hospital. She has accomplished this by leading a team of nurses to write unit council guidelines. She has written a published article about that process. Last year she started a night governance council to improve professionalism and assure resources to the night shift. She is also working on writing council guidelines for the ambulatory areas.
Primary Presenter Institution: Children's Mercy Kansas City
Presenter 2 Institution: Children's Mercy Kansas City
Presenter 2 Bio: Kelli Schmidt is a pediatric critical care registered nurse. She was accepted to the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s School of Nursing on a full ride scholarship. This is where she fell in love with pediatrics and Children’s Mercy Kansas City. She was hired to the Pediatric ICU in August of 2013. She has been active in her unit as a member of the education committee, the critical care RN council, and has now helped to start the night shift council.