Presentation on theme: "Karla Bitz, PhD, RN, FRE North Dakota Board of Nursing."— Presentation transcript:
Karla Bitz, PhD, RN, FRE North Dakota Board of Nursing
WHAT IS NDBON?
OBJECTIVE Provide an overview of the implementation process used by the NDBON to incorporate the elements of TERCAP into its investigative process
WHO IS PBR FOR? Patient Boards of Nursing Investigators Research
Enhance the effectiveness of the investigative process Consistent, standardized, and comprehensive data collection Track case elements and recurring themes
WHY DO IT? (contd) Discover characteristics of nurses at risk Provide continuity in investigations Increase competence in addressing Practice Breakdown Better understand why errors occur
November 15, 2001: NDBON voted to participate in the NCSBN PBR Study December 2002: Per the SAAG, not required to obtain consent to gather the data Boards files are subject to ND Open Record Law Individual identifiers are not included Analyze aggregate data
2006 – Strategic Plan 2007 – Implemented TERCAP !
INTERNAL OPERATIONS Potential Violation Report Response Form Investigative Case Interview Investigative Case Summary Disciplinary Review Panel Discipline Statistics
LESSONS LEARNED Commitment Shifts focus from name, shame, and blame Culture Change - will take time Dont have to recreate the process
LESSONS LEARNED (contd) Opportunity for comprehensive review of investigative process HELP is available, Use it! TERCAP Committee NCSBN staff Protocol Webinars
JUST TRY IT!
Kathy Chastain, RN, MSN Carol Walker, RN, MS TERCAP IMPLEMENTATION: North Carolina BON Process
Project Value n Patient safety n Nursing education n Nursing regulation n Advancement of nursing profession n Research for Healthcare Community n NCBON
Project Challenges n Harness magnitude of project n Relevance to expanse of practice n User friendly for 50+ BONs n Board staff acceptance
NCBON Staff Acceptance n Value to each Investigator n Incorporate into current process - Current system flaws identified
Needed Facilitator Characteristics n Perceive project value n Energy n Enthusiasm n Commitment n Perseverance n Endurance n Creativity
Needed Facilitator Characteristics n Maintain vision n Patience n Accept little immediate satisfaction n Appreciate each step in process
NCBON Current Investigation Process n No Investigation tool n Inconsistent documentation format n New computer documentation system
Feb 07 TERCAP Data Entry Realization: *Resistance to additional change *TERCAP History Decision: Restrict staff entering data Problem: Case selection/skewed data
TERCAP Data Entry Realization: Data scattered Data not obtained Resolution: Developed paper tool *Increased data collection *Centralized collected data Problem: Remember to use
TERCAP Data Entry Realization: *Additional time needed to enter data Resolution: *Incorporate into case documentation process
TERCAP Data Entry Realization: Need to revise internal Inquiry/ Investigation documentation Resolution: Opportunity to initiate uniform documentation