Interdisciplinary Care Rounds: A Key Strategy for Improving Case Management Outcomes

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Toni G. Cesta, Ph.D., RN, FAAN
Conference Date
Wed, Nov 04, 2015
60 minutes
Product Description

Review the Methods and Processes Necessary for Implementing an Effective Rounding Process

Bedside rounds have become best practice as defined by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and the Joint Commission.

In this program, case management expert, Toni G. Cesta, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, will review the methods and processes necessary for implementing an effective rounding process. She will discuss how you can develop your own rounds while including the interdisciplinary care team and the patient in the process and do it in less than an hour!

Session highlights:

  • Understand the types of hand-off communication methods needed in the acute care setting.
  • Identify key stakeholders needed for interdisciplinary care rounds.
  • Why bedside rounds are considered best practice.
  • Appreciate the role of the patient and family in the rounding process, and learn how to include the patient in the rounding process.
  • Discuss the role of each team member in planning for, and participating in rounds.
  • Develop hard-wired rounding processes including bedside rounds.
  • Using a rounds check-off list that can be adapted for any hospital.
  • Review how to implement effective documentation of rounds.

Toni will also cover:

  • Standardized Hand-Off Protocols
  • Detailed look at essential vertical and horizontal communications
  • Implementation expectations for effective hand-offs
  • Insight on effective use of tools for hand-offs
  • The focus of patient rounds – communication, coordination of care etc.
  • Key components, members and structural points in the rounding process
  • Strategies for developing a rounding process
  • Key points of the Rounding process for different staff such as:Important aspects of Interdisciplinary rounds
    • Providers
    • Residents
    • Staff RN
    • Case Managers
    • Registered Pharmacist
  • Important aspects of Interdisciplinary rounds
  • Checklists and Measures for standardized rounding

Who should attend

  • RN Case Managers
  • Hospitalists
  • Residents and Interns
  • Social Workers
  • Directors of Case Management
  • Directors of Quality  Improvement
  • Directors of Nursing
  • Medical Directors
  • Chief Medical Officers
  • Chief Nursing Officers

Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.

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About Our Speaker

Toni G. Cesta - Healthcare Case Management Expert

Toni G. Cesta, Ph.D., RN, FAAN is Partner and Health Care Consultant in Case Management Concepts, LLC, a consulting company which assists institutions in designing, implementing and evaluating acute care and community case management models, providing on-site education to case management staff, and strategies for assisting health care organizations in improving their case management department’s efficiency and effectiveness.

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