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One of the most exciting changes that I have witnessed during my career has been the growth of the nurse’s role in improving quality and safety of care. The system that I work in now has good commitment to EBP, that was a huge factor in accepting a position with them. There are Unit Practice Councils (UPC) tasked with gathering and combining staff level nurses to drive improvements. There is a weekly interdisciplinary team meeting called the ICU task force for every discipline to quickly address any issue from minor to major. There is also a quality and safety committee that reviews all incidents for possible improvements to the system. All of these groups have been empowered to seek and drive evidence-
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