Presentation on theme: "How do you get nursing staff involved?"— Presentation transcript:
1 How do you get nursing staff involved? Jo DicksonLead Nurse – Informatics / CNIOLeeds Teaching Hospitals NHS TrustE-prescribing Masterclass webex
2 Clinical leadership is key If you always do what you always did……....you’ll always get what you always gotFlorence NightingaleThe founder of modern nursing was a pioneer in the visual presentation of information and statistics to highlight seasonal sources of patient mortality in military hospitals.
3 Is there a role for nurses? e-Prescribing systems help reduce the risk of medication errors to:Produce more legible prescriptionsAlert for contra-indications, allergies and drug interactionsGuide inexperienced prescribersSupport timely and complete administration (reduce errors or omissions)Access to further informationClear guidance on what to do nextImproved formulary guidance and adherenceNo more rewriting drug chartsOrder setsDischarge prescriptions prepared in advancee-prescribing for NHS hospitals th October 2014
4 e-prescribing for NHS hospitals 27th October 2014 The role of the nurseNurses as leaders at all levels of the organisationUnderstanding of the impact of effective design and use of the IT system (always keen to test)Partner with multiprofessional colleaguesCoordinate care across disciplinesWork to improve quality and safetyAdvocates for engaging patients and familiesContributors to standardised careUnderstanding that technology (when combined with best practice and evidence based care delivery) will improve the nursing care of patientse-prescribing for NHS hospitals th October 2014
5 e-prescribing for NHS hospitals 27th October 2014 The nursing rolePre-implementationProcess mappingUnderstanding of key challenges (including choice of devices)Engagement with ‘end users’- building contactse-prescribing for NHS hospitals th October 2014
6 Implementation support Visible and accessiblea ‘can do’ teamTechnicalClinical - Translating ‘IT Speak’ ‘Nurse speak’TrainingChange management / transformatione-prescribing for NHS hospitals th October 2014
7 e-prescribing for NHS hospitals 27th October 2014 Post implementationOngoing contact/reviewInvolvement in policy/ process changeBenefits realisationProduct developmentFacilitating feedback / Being a bullet spongee-prescribing for NHS hospitals th October 2014
8 Real life technology “Can I have an ipad?” Nurses need to embrace new technologies and try them out – touch and feelBut remember everyone’s different!
9 Think of eMedicines -Think of the team… Clinical leadership is key but one person (or clinical group) cannot do it on their ownElectronic prescribing and medicines administration is an important and powerful innovation for the whole care teamAll health care professionals must be involved in planning and implementation and remain involved as the system is used