Archive for the 'Nurse Delegation' Category

Who is Turning Patients?

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

A study in a 246 bed community hospital with 8 patients units in 2011 showed that most nurses (73%) did not know their patients’ Norton Pressure Ulcer Scale scores, and only 60% reported turning their high risk patients every 2 to 4 hours.  Asessment of skin risk was accurate in only 66% of the patients.  Although nurses reported […]

Maximizing UAP Caring and Job Satisfaction

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

As we initiate RROHC (Relationship & Results Oriented Healthcare) programs, we habitually begin with educating the RNs  and leaders related to our bundle of expert practices, and a common question is: What about the UAPs? What are we going to do to incorporate assistive personnel? Physicians? Other disciplines?  Our experience has taught us to begin with making […]

Delivering World Class Care

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

A new article by Ruth Hansten has been posted online by Washington Healthcare News today (2/8/2102).  Ruth’s  article discusses how leaders in 2012, amidst the turblence of our current environment, can renew their focus on the basics so that basic nursing care omissions are not creating further HACs (hospital acquired conditions) or safety concerns for […]

RROHC Specialist Evaluates Delegation Education in Coursework

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

The following quote is from an ED RN completing the Level 1 Specialist training program this week.  (Editor’s note: RROHC program has been individualized at Oakwood Health System as ROC.) Thank you again for your support. The ROC  program has simply classified and given a name to what i have ALWAYS DONE for my patients and […]

RROHC Webinar 2/28 1030 Pacific

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Learn how to create a structure for nurse delegation and supervision on a daily, shift to shift basis and improve outcomes.  Join us in our RROHC (Relationship & Results Oriented Healthcare) Revisited Webinar at 1030 AM Pacific on 2/28/2011.