Patient and Family Involvement in Change of Shift Report

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Overview

Change of shift report is the time when responsibility and accountablility for the care of a patient is transferred from one nurse to another. Bringing nurse change of shift report to the bedside is integral to enhancing patient safety. Yet, discussion of the patient with the patient and/or family present raises several challenges for nursing staff. Join Terry Griffin to learn strategies for supporting patient and/or family inclusion in change of shirt report.

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