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“I try to listen to which patients either have fallen or we’re very worried about falling because if the bed alarm goes off and you’re the only person sitting in the nurses station, you want to know how fast should I run to that bed alarm? I think that’s very useful information that we parse out in the morning huddle.”
– Charge Nurse
“There’s a couple of times that we’ve had patients that have needed a little bit more emotional support. And so that’s been noted in the change of shift huddle, which I think is really appropriate, especially for us [nurses] because we’re all in and out of each other’s rooms for most of [the] shift.”
“I really liked the quality safety checklist with the Foley Catheters. Sometimes I think they get left in longer than they’re supposed to. People forget about it. You know, foley was in and this has been in for so many days, can we do a voiding trial on this patient?”
“I think it cuts out all the unnecessary information that isn’t needed that nurses may just pass on that doesn’t need to be included. So it keeps us focused on the patient and what they’re here for and the medical facts and not social things or other things that can sometimes creep into report.
“A young nurse had to handover a patient to the ICU team, went over there with absolute confidence standing in front of ICU physicians and nurses all staring at her. She didn’t feel nervous because she just pulled out the bedside handover tool and she just went through it like we do on the ward, systems approach, and then she looked at everybody. She expected all these questions to come, but she’d covered everything. Not even the doctors had any questions and she came back to the ward really proud and really confident that she’d given it a great handover.”