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Original Message: Sent: 11/4/2021 10:23:00 AM From: Chris Donaghey Subject: Post-Fall Process
As we know, preventing falls in pediatric patients is challenging for many factors.
Many of our units have standardized assessment tools, but even they don’t always capture the variability and urgency of risks with certain patients.
What is your post-fall process?
If a patient falls on your unit, other than documenting the event in the electronic health record, what occurs?
Who is involved in the process?
I’m curious about benchmarking as the process has the potential to be burdensome without much value added.
—————————— Chris Donaghey, MSN, RN, PCNS-BC, CPN, CPHON Clinical Nurse Specialist – Center for Pediatric Cancer and Blood Disorders Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health Indianapolis, IN ——————————