The Clinical Practice Council (CPC) is the driving force behind
decision making for Lee Memorial Health System nursing and
direct patient care. The CPC works with senior nursing
leadership, nursing education, and other patient care departments to ensure patient
safety and facilitate
optimal patient outcomes.
is comprised of nurses from every practice area in the
organization. The council meets monthly to discuss nursing practice, standards,
procedures, and policies. The CPC serves as a decision-making
body on issues related to the practice of nursing and patient
care. Representatives from the CPC also sit on every major
committee that impacts bedside nursing care at LMHS.
We achieve excellence
in nursing by identifying issues in patient care, developing
solutions, and overcoming barriers to facilitate implementation
of necessary change. Problems are discussed, voted on, and
corrected. Changes occur by reviewing current literature,
compiling relevant data, and submitting formal recommendations
to senior nursing leadership for final approval. Chaired by a
staff nurse and unanimously supported by nursing leadership, the
CPC has the voice, accountability, and power to define nursing
practice at LMHS.
Lee Memorial Health
System supports and values staff nurses, recognizing them as
important patient care decision makers. Because our Patient
Care Division attracts and retains the highest quality nurses,
we are able to achieve excellence in nursing care.
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Last update: 2/01/11