Daily Team Safety Huddles: A collaborative approach to reducing significant safety events for patients in behavioral health crisis

Track: 60 Minute Podium

Session Number: 801
Date: Sat, Apr 27th, 2019
Time: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Description:

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Session Type: Clinical Practice

Session Description: This session will share the experience of one acute care medical units innovative use of Daily Team Huddles to establish a clear individualized care plan and decrease significant safety events for patients admitted in behavioral health crisis. Implementation successes and challenges of the daily huddle will be highlighted.
Primary Presenter Bio: Ashley Arehart is a Specialty Practice Leader for Doernbecher Children’s Hospital at Oregon Health and Science University for the Pediatric Acute Care Medical and Surgical Units. She has 12 years of pediatric nursing experience in a variety of nursing roles and settings, including acute care, critical care, and academia. She has spent the last three years focusing on improving safety and patient outcomes by partnering with the interdisciplinary team to promote professional development, quality improvement, and evidence-based practice projects.
Primary Presenter Institution: Doernbecher Children’s Hospital at Oregon Health & Science University
Presenter 2 Institution: Doernbecher Children’s Hospital at Oregon Health & Science University
Presenter 2 Bio: Bobbie Hildreth is a staff nurse and the staff educator on the Pediatric Acute Care Medical Unit for Doernbecher Children’s Hospital at Oregon Health and Science University. She has 8 years of pediatric nursing experience, including inpatient psychiatric nursing. Bobbie has brought her passion and expertise on this patient population to her current role and has led the development of key initiatives to improve the care of children in behavioral health crisis.
Session Type: Clinical Practice

Session Description: This session will share the experience of one acute care medical units innovative use of Daily Team Huddles to establish a clear individualized care plan and decrease significant safety events for patients admitted in behavioral health crisis. Implementation successes and challenges of the daily huddle will be highlighted.
Primary Presenter Bio: Ashley Arehart is a Specialty Practice Leader for Doernbecher Children’s Hospital at Oregon Health and Science University for the Pediatric Acute Care Medical and Surgical Units. She has 12 years of pediatric nursing experience in a variety of nursing roles and settings, including acute care, critical care, and academia. She has spent the last three years focusing on improving safety and patient outcomes by partnering with the interdisciplinary team to promote professional development, quality improvement, and evidence-based practice projects.
Primary Presenter Institution: Doernbecher Children’s Hospital at Oregon Health & Science University
Presenter 2 Institution: Doernbecher Children’s Hospital at Oregon Health & Science University
Presenter 2 Bio: Bobbie Hildreth is a staff nurse and the staff educator on the Pediatric Acute Care Medical Unit for Doernbecher Children’s Hospital at Oregon Health and Science University. She has 8 years of pediatric nursing experience, including inpatient psychiatric nursing. Bobbie has brought her passion and expertise on this patient population to her current role and has led the development of key initiatives to improve the care of children in behavioral health crisis.