Now we have an interdisciplinary patient care committee
that meets on a weekly basis to discuss quality measures.
These activities included attendance of our monthly Fit Up/Commissioning Committee, Patient Care Committee
, Support/Ancillary Committee, Orientation and Training Committee, and Executive Committee that guides and supports the entire process.
Department of Health and Wellness, University of New Brunswick and NANB (2002); member, NANB Bathurst Chapter, public relations (2002-04); member, UNB faculty of nursing curriculum committee and subcommittees; and member, quality patient care committee
, Markham-Stouffville Hospital Medical Program.
The Patient Care Committee
of the OB/GYN Department (PCC) reviewed the reports and concluded that continued observation of Dr.
By following this procedure, we could provide information to personnel in the infection control department, which would enable them to perform their jobs more efficiently, to investigate causes, to educate nurses, and to make recommendations to the patient care committee
to reduce the spread of VRE in the facility.
Five years and two contracts later, workers enjoy excellent wages and benefits, participate in patient care committees
with their managers, and have a place at the bargaining table to address the myriad challenges and opportunities facing health care today.