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Shared governance


As CNO at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis years ago, I was privileged to have a staff who partnered with me to implement one of the most successful professional practice and governance models in the country.

The nursing staff exemplified all the principles well-stated by the authors of the Jan. 14 continuing education module “Shared Governance” (

I will never forget that dynamic team of nurses who made us see how far we can go when we are partners. It warmed my heart to read the article and know other nurses are keeping the flame alive.

— Jennifer E. Jenkins, RN, MBA
Arvada, Colo.


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