Explore If Med-Surg Nursing Is the Right Fit
“The admission history taken by the bedside nurse ... includes determining if patients have a safe place to go once they’re discharged.”
- Maris Streelman, RN
Don't delay discharge planning
More eyes are on how healthcare pros handle the all important discharge strategy — and for good reason.
Bundle reduces ICU admissions
Keeping med-surg patients out of the ICU takes teamwork and technology.
Recognizing clinical deterioration early can prevent unplanned patient admissions to ICUs from med-surg units. In fact, the authors report up to 40% of ICU admissions might be avoidable.
Rounding gets rave reviews
Learn why patients appreciate hourly rounding by nurses in this free CE module.
Hourly rounding means visiting patients every hour to proactively take care of their needs, with rounding modified to every two hours overnight.
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