Presenter Dr Pam Savage, Nurse Education Specialist - TheThe Nursing CPD Institute
Pam has an extensive background in clinical nursing, education, and remote area Nursing both in Australia and overseas.
As a Lawyer and Clinician this background is brought to her role as adjunct Lecturer to undergraduate and post graduate students as well as Aboriginal Health Workers.
Pam is a Barrister at Bar (NSW) and a published author and her book “Law for Student Nurses: applied principles” is now in its third edition.Course Content
Coroners’ cases have criticised systems where the failure to hand over information effectively was implicated in an adverse outcome. The nursing handover has attracted criticism in the literature in relation to its continuing role in modern nursing.
Criticisms include those related to time expenditure, content, accuracy and the derogatory terms in which patients are sometimes discussed. Nurse’s value handover but planning and structuring information has not been a taught skill.
This webinar will provide guidance for developing effective information transmission in light of research about communication and best practice.Learning Outcomes
In this session you will:
- Articulate the purposes of clinical handover
- Understand the risks of inadequate handover
- Apply strategies to ensure data is structured and presented to promote effective care
- List those data that should be included in handover