Archive for the 'OB Dept RROHC Experiences' Category

Working with Confused Patients

Monday, April 14th, 2008

RROHC nurses have been asking about how to talk with demented or confused patients. What I recommend is to try to communicate the current plan of care and obtain some kind of agreement.  Also we have been reading the geriatric literature for help (the last AJNs have been great!).  They recommend asking questions that allow […]

Response from Oakwood

Thursday, October 4th, 2007

In able to get consistency, I have been calling and reminding the shifts that BS reporting needs to be done. I have also EMailed the scripting to all staff and have it posted. I had a nurse aide meeting to go over phase 2 with them to let them know they have to get report […]

Response from Norwalk Hospital

Thursday, October 4th, 2007

Hi-I’m Roberta Gotttlieb from Norwalk Hospital in Connecticut and am one of the few staff nurses (not a manager) in our RROHC group.  I would love to be in contact with other labor and delivery or maternity nurses to hear how they’ve incorporated RROHC into their units.  We have a few Maternal-Child Health Techs between […]

Response from William Beaumont Royal Oak

Thursday, October 4th, 2007

At Beaumont Royal Oak we are planning the educational roll-out for November with ‘go live’ December 1 for the introduction and eye to eye patient interview/setting patient goal.  The management/leadership teams for our pilot units have been in-serviced and are very supportive. Prior to going to the RROHC conference our Mother Baby Care unit has […]

Response from Havasu

Thursday, October 4th, 2007

We are using the white boards, setting a pt goal per day, and following through on making sure that the goals met. The staff, patients and MD’s love it. Daily rounding by the director and Lead clinical nurse are done daily, and routine rounding on the unit by our senior leadership is conducted.    Tanya […]