Introduce The Nursing Staff To The Patient And Family

Satisfactory Essays

1.) Introduce the nursing staff to the patient and family. Invite the patient and family to take part in the bedside shift report. 2.) Open the patient’s medical record or access the electronic workstation in the patient’s room. 3.) Conduct a verbal SBAR report with the patient and family. Use words that the patient and family can easily understand. 4.) Conduct a focused assessment of the patient and a safety assessment of the room. 5.) Review all tasks that need to be completed for the patient during shift. 6.) Identify the patient’s and family’s needs or concerns. 7.) Ask the patient and family what the goal is for the next shift. 8.) Ensure that the patients call light is within reach and that the patient is comfortable.

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