Education & CPD

Safe Handover

3.0NMBI CEUs

* These prices include online discounts - prices may be higher if booked over the phone or in person.

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  •   Date: Wednesday, 15 March 2017
  •   Registration: Wednesday, 15 March 2017 09:45
  •   Start: Wednesday, 15 March 2017 10:00
  •   End: Wednesday, 15 March 2017 13:00
  •   Location: Main Room, Limerick Office, Unit 4B, Courtfields Raheen, Limerick

Description

This education programme promotes effective, clear communication and documentation guided by the National Clinical Effectiveness Committee,  National Clinical Guidelines No. 5, Communication (Clinical Handover) in Maternity Services and No. 11, Clinical Handover in Acute and Children’s Hospital Services.
 
The programme is relevant to those involved in the communication of patient care (clinical handover) including general and specific measures for clear and focused communication of information relating to the patient’s condition, both urgent and routine.
 
An overview of national guidelines will be provided as well as a comparison of the various handover tools. Handover will be explored in its various forms, such as profession to profession, change of shift as well as handover to and from higher levels of care.
  • Wednesday, 15 March 2017

  • 09:45
    Registration
  • 10:00
    Welcome and Introductions
  • 10:15
    Literature Review
  • 10:45
    National Guidelines
  • 11:00
    Handover Tools
  • 11:30
    Communicating with Patients and Relatives
  • 11:45
    Communication and Documenting Handover Examples in Practice; • Profession to Profession • Deterioration. • Change of Shift • To and from Higher Levels of Care
  • 12:45
    Questions and Evaluation
  • 13:00
    Close
  •   Location: Main Room, Limerick Office, Unit 4B, Courtfields Raheen, Limerick
Reading List

For access to any of the references below, please contact the library. e: library@inmo.ie, t: 01 6640614

  1. Department of Health National Clinical Effectiveness Committee, (2014) Clinical Handover in Maternity Services Full Report ,Dublin, Department of Health.

  2. Department of Health National Clinical Effectiveness Committee, (2015) Clinical Handover Acute and Children’s Hospital Services ,Dublin, Department of Health.

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