EB108: Round and Round We Go! Using Crew Resource Management Team Training to Improve Multidisciplinary Rounds in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit
- EB101 Stepping Forward for Patient Safety: Using TeamSTEPPs Concepts to Reduce Medication Errors in a Surgical Intensive Care Unit. O'Byrne, Noeleen; Worthy, Karen; Ravelo, Aileen; Webb, Megan; Cole, Amanda // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2014, Vol. 34 Issue 2, pe28
An abstract of the article "Stepping Forward for Patient Safety: Using TeamSTEPPs Concepts to Reduce Medication Errors in a Surgical Intensive Care Unit" by Noeleen O'Byrne and colleagues is presented.
- EB89: Improving Teamwork on a Medical Intensive Care Unit. Johnson, Maren; Johnson, Deb; Helgeson, Rebecca; Fischer, Mark; Curran, Jenny; Froemming, Barb // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2011, Vol. 31 Issue 2, pe33
No abstract available.
- Creating a patient safety culture. Price, Julie // Practice Nurse;6/21/2013, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p13
This article discusses the concept of a patient safety culture and practice tools for practice nurses. The author stresses the importance of having a culture of safety within a general practice team to become successful. Nurses play a vital role in minimizing risks by helping to create a culture...
- Cognition, metacognition and patient safety. Walsh, Ian K. // British Journal of Healthcare Management;Oct2015, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p477
This article explores the factors that contribute to patient safety incidents. It highlights the importance of human factors in influencing the clinician's performance. Rather than focusing on clinical skills, the article explores the range of non-technical skills which are seen to each...
- Making care safer: reducing avoidable harm and death. Shuldham, Caroline // British Journal of Cardiac Nursing;Sep2013, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p414
The author comments on the implications of a study on improving safety in the British National Health Service (NHS) and the American Heart Association study on safety in the theatre for practice of the National Advisory Group. The report on safety in the NHS clarifies that staff are not to be...
- In Our Unit. A Foundation for Patient Safety: Phase I Implementation of Interdisciplinary Bedside Rounds in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Licata, Jodi; Aneja, Rajesh K.; Kyper, Chris; Spencer, Todd; Tharp, Marcie; Scott, Michael; Fiedor Hamilton, Melinda; Pasek, Tracy Ann // Critical Care Nurse;Jun2013, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p89
The article discusses a study to improve patient safety by improving communication through the implementation of interdisciplinary round in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). They found that following implementation of a new rounding process, the participation of staff nurses increased by...
- Development of the Medical Intensive Care Unit Shift Report Communication Scale as a measure of nurses' perception of communication. James, David; Jukkala, Angela; Azuero, Andres; Autrey, Pamela; Vining, Lynne; Miltner, Rebecca // Nursing: Research & Reviews;2013, Vol. 3, p59
Objective: Evidence documenting the negative impact of poor communication on patient safety during intra-hospital transfer is prevalent and attributed to 80% of serious medical errors. An event particularly vulnerable to communication error is the patient "handoff." One of the more common...
- Developing a culture of safety in the surgical suite. Cantrell, Susan // Healthcare Purchasing News;Jul2010, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p18
The article focuses on how to make patient safety a priority in operating rooms. The author discusses a focus on understanding how adverse events occur and how cross-disciplinary participation can motivate the adoption of new safety practices. The article mentions providing an atmosphere where...
- EB58 Stepping Forward to Reduce Verbal Orders in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Sklar, Jamie; Giordano, Rita; Davis, Daniela; O'Neill, Sean; Dominick, Cheryl // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2014, Vol. 34 Issue 2, pe6
An abstract of the article "Stepping Forward to Reduce Verbal Orders in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit" by Jamie Sklar, Rita Giordano, Daniela Davis, Sean O'Neill and Cheryl Dominick is presented.