Reply To: Nursing Bedside Handover

  • Cherise Jeffress

    April 10, 2018 at 5:56 pm
    We have tried several times and ways to implement it.  It is for sure best practice. However, although it is the expectation, I am realistic that it never if rarely happens.  The nurses often complain there is not enough time and worry about waking up the patient and family or others overhearing (we have some shared rooms still).  I would love any tips for making it stick!

    Cherise Jeffress MSN,RN,CPHON
    Nurse Educator
    UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland
    510-428-3885 ext. 2916

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    Does anyone do Patient/Parent-centered nursing bedside handover?? If so, how do you like it compared to nurses doing handover at a computer/desk and would you welcome us contacting you to ask a few questions on logistics??

    We are thinking of implementing this and would like some guidance! Thank you!

    Lynnette Acosta, MSN, RN, CPN,
    Clinical Education Specialist
    Phoenix Children’s Hospital
    Phoenix, Arizona