A collection of discussion prompts and exercises designed to engage the hearts and minds of all members of the care team in patient-centered practice transformation efforts. These exercises are designed to be concise enough to be incorporated into brief huddles or team meetings.    

  A tool nurse managers can use when rounding on patients to assess patients’ experience with bedside shift report.        

Bedside Shift Report Quality Check

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  This 13-question Quality Checking Tool was developed by Planetree to support organizations in assessing the quality of their bedside shift report practices, and to help identify opportunities for strengthening the ways you partner with patients and family members to maximize access to information and patient and family engagement in their care.      

Bedside Shift Report Primer

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  A comprehensive implementation tool for hospitals adopting the practice of bedside shift report. Includes evidence to build the case for the practice, sample implementation tools and practical guidance for overcoming common implementation pitfalls.      

  This document maps out a 9-step process for implementing bedside shift report.        

  A tool nurse manager can use to guide observation and coaching of staff implementing bedside shift report.        

  Barriers to Partnership…and Solutions for Overcoming Them If partnering with patient and family advisors were easy, it would certainly be the norm in healthcare by now! At the risk of sounding discouraging, it is hard work. It is a journey laden with potential pitfalls and structural, practical and cultural hurdles to overcome. There are

50 Ways to be an Engaged Patient

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A list of specific actions and behaviors patients and family members can adopt to be more active participants in their healthcare.    

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