Bedside Shift Report: Positive Implications on Patient Care

Aug 14, 2018 · Bedside shift report. Like it or love it, it’s a cornerstone of the nursing profession, no matter your practice area. In many facilities, bedside shift report (BSR) is carried out behind closed doors, either at the nurse’s station or in a private office. Some healthcare organizations even allow nurses to record their reports for the next shift to listen to later.…

Nurse Bedside Shift Report

bedside shift report, nurses have reported a better ability to prioritize their work or cases during their shift and an overall decrease in staff time. 4,6 One study noted a decrease in overshift time by 100 hours in the first two pay periods on a 32-bed general surgical unit. 6…

Bedside Shift Report - Planetree

Though the roll-out of bedside shift report may initially be met with resistance by nursing staff and the change itself may take some getting used to, over time, nurses at hospitals that have modified their change of shift processes to include the patient and family member consistently report that bedside shift report enables them to do their…

Bedside Shift Reports Can Save Lives

Nov 17, 2017 · Traditionally, change-of-shift reports have been done at the nurses' station, away from patients. While nurses are at the nurse's station filling out reports, research has shown that sentinel events are more likely to occur, according to "Bedside Shift Report: Implications for Patient Safety and Quality of Care," an article in Nursing2015. BSRs ...…