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Nursing Council of Unit Chairs

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Focus

Contact Information

Co-Chairs
Christina Butzine, RN
Registered Nurse, B4/6

Lori Tebrinke, RN, Nurse Clinician, F6/5

Admin Liaison
Tracey Abitz, MS, RN, CTN-B
Director, Surgical & Psychiatric Nursing

Admin Support
Donna Walker
(608) 263-8670

Purpose

The purpose of the Council of Unit Chairs is to provide a bi-directional link between the direct care nurses, the core councils and the Nursing Coordinating Council.

Accountability

Develop, implement, evaluate and optimize:

  1. Strategies to share unit based best practices
  2. Support the implementation of best practices at the unit/care area level
  3. Strategies to disseminate information to the units
  4. Strategies to identify concerns shared across settings and bring forward
  5. Support for the seven core councils with projects, processes, and workflows as needed

MEETING FREQUENCY

Monthly (3rd Tuesday, 1130-1500)

MINIMUM EXPECTATIONS

Regular participation, no unexcused absences and no more than 2 excused absences.

2016-17 Council of Unit Chairs Report Out