Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Patient Care Team Model. History Patient Care Teams became a common model of nursing care following World War II.Patient Care Teams became a common model.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "Patient Care Team Model. History Patient Care Teams became a common model of nursing care following World War II.Patient Care Teams became a common model."— Presentation transcript:

1 Patient Care Team Model

2 History Patient Care Teams became a common model of nursing care following World War II.Patient Care Teams became a common model of nursing care following World War II. History of Nursing Ideas, by Linda C. Andrist, Patrice K. Nicholas, Karen Anne Wolf, page 310.

3 History The Patient Care Team concept was influenced by wartime experiences.The Patient Care Team concept was influenced by wartime experiences. History of Nursing Ideas, by Linda C. Andrist, Patrice K. Nicholas, Karen Anne Wolf, page 310.

4 History The goal was to create a team of care providers led by a Professional Nurse.The goal was to create a team of care providers led by a Professional Nurse. History of Nursing Ideas, by Linda C. Andrist, Patrice K. Nicholas, Karen Anne Wolf, page 310.

5 History Emphasis was placed on effective communication and delegation to enhance team function.Emphasis was placed on effective communication and delegation to enhance team function. History of Nursing Ideas, by Linda C. Andrist, Patrice K. Nicholas, Karen Anne Wolf, page 310.

6 Purpose For alternative staffing options during periods of high census and staffing challenges. That will be used at the discretion of the Charge Nurse.For alternative staffing options during periods of high census and staffing challenges. That will be used at the discretion of the Charge Nurse.

7 Team Model Teams will include an RN and a Paramedic in a patient care assignment not to exceed 6 beds. These assignments can include the following: 1. A5-A101. A5-A10 2. A11-A14, AH3, & AH42. A11-A14, AH3, & AH4 3. A15-A203. A15-A20 4. C25-C304. C25-C30 5. B Hall (6 beds total)5. B Hall (6 beds total) 6. F Hall (6 beds total)6. F Hall (6 beds total)

8 The RN and Paramedic work cohesively together, with ongoing communication with each other to provide excellent patient care.

9 RN role in the team model The RN is the Patient Care Team Leader and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Patient triage.Patient triage. Initial patient assessment.Initial patient assessment. Patient teaching.Patient teaching. Discharge.Discharge. Conscious sedation.Conscious sedation. Give and receive an SBAR bedside report, as a team, with paramedic when handing off care.Give and receive an SBAR bedside report, as a team, with paramedic when handing off care. Refer to Policy RN Role and ResponsibilitiesRefer to Policy RN Role and Responsibilities

10 Paramedic role in the team model The paramedic responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Assist in all patient care within scope of practice.Assist in all patient care within scope of practice. Document all patient care performed.Document all patient care performed. Give and receive an SBAR bedside report, as a team, with RN when handing off care.Give and receive an SBAR bedside report, as a team, with RN when handing off care. Refer to Policy Paramedic Job Roles and ResponsibilitiesRefer to Policy Paramedic Job Roles and Responsibilities

11 Benefits of a Team Model Team members interact more closely, which encourages trust and cooperation among them.Team members interact more closely, which encourages trust and cooperation among them. Each patient benefits from the combined skills of the team, in that needs that might not be recognized in the functional system may be identified in a team environment. Patients are more satisfied.Each patient benefits from the combined skills of the team, in that needs that might not be recognized in the functional system may be identified in a team environment. Patients are more satisfied. Ideally, a team model recognizes and uses the different skill levels of each team member.Ideally, a team model recognizes and uses the different skill levels of each team member. Nursing Malpractice, 2 nd edition, By Patricia W. Iyer, Tonia D. Ailken, page 48.

12 Things to Remember

13 Team Assignment The RN is the Team Leader.The RN is the Team Leader. There is no “my patients” or “your patients” onlyThere is no “my patients” or “your patients” only “our patients”. “our patients”.

14 Clinical Judgment Always use good clinical judgment, if you are uncertain about ANYTHING seek advisement from your Team Leader.Always use good clinical judgment, if you are uncertain about ANYTHING seek advisement from your Team Leader.

15 Don’t leave your teammate. When assigned to the Team Model, it is important that you do not leave your teammate to perform tasks outside of your assignment.When assigned to the Team Model, it is important that you do not leave your teammate to perform tasks outside of your assignment. When asked to do so by other staff members explain to them that you cannot because you are in an assignment.When asked to do so by other staff members explain to them that you cannot because you are in an assignment.

16 Take initiative. initiative ability to act on your own: the ability to act and make decisions.ability to act on your own: the ability to act and make decisions. Be self-motivated to accomplish what needs to be done, without prompting.Be self-motivated to accomplish what needs to be done, without prompting.

17 Documentation There should be a mutual understanding that the RN documents what the RN does and the Paramedic documents what the Paramedic does.There should be a mutual understanding that the RN documents what the RN does and the Paramedic documents what the Paramedic does.

18 Timely Documentation One of the greatest challenges in patient care is staying on top of your charting.One of the greatest challenges in patient care is staying on top of your charting. Make it a habit to immediately document after every task/intervention/interaction performed.Make it a habit to immediately document after every task/intervention/interaction performed.

19 Communicate Ongoing communication is the key to a successful Patient Care Team.Ongoing communication is the key to a successful Patient Care Team. The problem with communication…is the illusion that is has been accomplished. --George Bernard Shaw

20 Conflict Resolution If conflict arises within the team that cannot be resolved, do not hesitate to communicate your concerns with the Charge Nurse.If conflict arises within the team that cannot be resolved, do not hesitate to communicate your concerns with the Charge Nurse.

21 “The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don't play together, the club won't be worth a dime." --Babe Ruth


Download ppt "Patient Care Team Model. History Patient Care Teams became a common model of nursing care following World War II.Patient Care Teams became a common model."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google