It Takes a Village: Transitional Care, an Interprofessional Collaborative Effort
Review TypeAbstract Review Only: Reviewed by Event Host
Repository Posting Date2017-10-09T17:33:06Z
Author DetailsRacquel Vera-McLean, PhD; Ashley Brooke Barquin, BSN -- School of Nursing Graduate Program, Palm Beach Atlantic University, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA; Donna Small, MBA, BSN, St. Mary's Medical Center, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationNon-member
The Joint Commission (2012) estimates that approximately 80% of serious medical errors involve miscommunication among healthcare providers when patients are transferred or handed-off; thereby resulting to delay or inappropriate treatment, omission of care. A standardized hand-off tool unique in the acute care setting was created through inter-professional collaborative effort.
Description44th Biennial Convention 2017 Theme: Influence Through Action: Advancing Global Health, Nursing, and Midwifery.
Conference Name44th Biennial Convention
Conference HostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference LocationIndianapolis, Indiana, USA
Date of Publication2017-10-09
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