The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), a subsidiary of the American Nurses Association (ANA), provides the following information:
Guide for Establishing Shared Governance: A Starter's Toolkit, will help nursing leaders understand the principles needed to implement shared governance. It gives practical guidelines and tools necessary to design or reinvent shared governance structures and processes. The toolkit is divided into 3 sections focusing on readiness, design or re-design of shared governance structures, and implementation. This toolkit has an accompanying CD-ROM that contains electronic versions of some of the tools that are meant to be used as templates for your implementation of shared governance at your facility.
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