Reply To: Daily Huddle

  • Sandra Randall

    July 30, 2014 at 2:15 pm

    MESS (methods/education/supplies/staff) huddles occur 0700 as well as any significate patient family concerns.  Charge nurse runs the meeting, those attending are staff RN, manager, unit secretary and LIP sometimes.

    Sandra Randall
    Nurse Manager
    Doernbecher Children’s Hospital
    Portland, OR
    United States

    Original Message:
    Sent: 07-30-2014 12:33 PM
    From: Cara Johnson
    Subject: Daily Huddle

    Does anyone do a inpatient daily huddle? Yes 
    1. What time do you do it? 0700
    2. How long is it? 3-5min
    3. Who runs it? Charge RN
    4. If the charge RNs run it, how is the information given to them? Charge RN collects info
    5. What is your format; what topics to do you cover? We discuss:
    Different roles and resources for the shift, Situational Awareness, Family Concerns, Name alerts, Admissions, Discharges, Transfers, announcements. 

    Mary Lynn Rae
    Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
    Chicago, IL
    United States