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Running head: NURSING BEDSIDE REPORTING 1 Nursing Bedside Reporting Brad Mullins University of Southern Indiana Application of Evidenced-Based Practice Nursing 367 Melissa Warthen October 9, 2015 Introduction
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NURSING BEDSIDE REPORTING 2 Communication is the exchanging of information between two or more individuals, the act of passing on and receiving information. Due to the fact that communication has so many aspects, failing to effectively communicate in the workplace is a regular challenge faced by healthcare professionals on a daily basis. Communication also remains the leading reason for sentinel events according to The Joint Commission (2013). One of these communication challenges is being managed in my workplace by the implementation of bedside reporting. Bedside reporting was implemented based on recommendations from an outside consulting firm. The consulting group had a focus on the assisting the hospital improve its patient satisfaction scores. Bedside reporting occurs at the patient’s bedside and consists of communication about the patient’s condition, care plan, as well as any safety related issues that are present. It has been suggested that this communication practice between nurses at shift change and transfer of care has improved patient satisfaction in regards to their care. This is a change in practice from the previous nurse shift reports being conducted at the nurse’s station, away from the patient. The employer has also listed an increase in patient satisfaction scores through a decrease in medical errors, early recognition of safety issues and improved collaboration with the patient. The relevance of the proposed PICOT question is to determine if overall patient perception of care is enhanced through bedside nurse to nurse reporting versus reports occurring away from the bedside. It will allow for a systematic review of literature and associated studies to determine if this communication practice is evidenced based and improves the overall patient perception of their care. PICOT Question
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NURSING BEDSIDE REPORTING 3 Does nurse to nurse shift reports at the patient's bedside improve patient satisfaction scores versus shifts reports occurring away from the bedside until time of discharge? P=patients that are hospitalized I=nurse to nurse shift reports at bedside C=shift reports occurring away from bedside O=improving patient satisfaction scores T=until discharged S= hospital Study One Chaboyer W., McMurray A., Wallis M. (2010). Bedside nursing handover: a case study. International Journal of Nursing Practice [serial on-line]. 16(1): 27-34. Available from: CINAHL Plus with Full Text, Ipswich, MA. Accessed Sept 13, 2015. P=bedside nursing staff, team leaders, shift coordinators, nurse managers and educators I=bedside handover C=variety of nursing models O= identification of structures, processes and outcomes of bedside handovers S=medical, surgical, rehabilitation wards in two separate hospitals located in Australia This study conducted had a concentration on bedside handover among healthcare professionals. The study’s goals were to investigate the elements and processes used for bedside
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  • Fall '17
  • Nursing, Qualitative Research, Bedside Reporting, nursing bedside reporting

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