NURSING
BradMullinsPicotIntroduction.docx

BradMullinsPicotIntroduction.docx - Running head NURSING...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

Running head: NURSING BEDSIDE REPORTING 1 Nursing Bedside Reporting Brad Mullins University of Southern Indiana Application of Evidenced-Based Practice Nursing 367 Melissa Warthen September 14, 2015 Introduction
Image of page 1

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

NURSING BEDSIDE REPORTING 2 Communication is the dissemination of information between two or more individuals, the act of passing on information. Due to the fact that communication has so many workings, failing to effectively communicate in the workplace is a regular challenge faced by allied 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 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 perceptions in regards to their care. The employer has also listed an increase in patient satisfaction scores through a decrease in medical errors, early recognition of safety issues, and greater involvement of the patient in their own care. 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
Image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.
  • Fall '17
  • Nursing, nursing practice, International Journal of Nursing Practice, nursing bedside reporting

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern