Biannual trauma programs, monthly nursing grand rounds
, and ongoing classes are available to enrich learning.
In addition to nursing grand rounds
, the medical director should be asked to make grand rounds, perhaps in two or three sessions.
Jenny Preece, a rural health generalist, who has been a community nurse for 25 years in Dorrigo on the NSW North Coast, introduced the concept of Nursing Grand Rounds
to link nurses working in rural health facilities for networking purposes.
Nursing Grand Rounds
have been established and are available for all nurses throughout the hospital once a month.
On a quarterly basis, staff members of the adult medical-surgical division at Inova Fairfax Hospital (Falls Church, VA) present a patient case study at a nursing grand rounds
These included practicing health assessment in a world-class art museum, using imaginative literature to address semester themes, writing a philosophy of nursing practice, developing a clinical practice model, and engaging students to direct their own learning through case conference and nursing grand rounds
Another electronic feature at UPMC is the monthly Nursing Grand Rounds
that are done via Web cast and simulcasts to the staff.
They also held feedback sessions with senior nurses on sentinel wards to provide them with information on recent outcome data, and they conducted medical, surgical, and nursing grand rounds
The Nursing Grand Rounds
series includes presentations that promote the integration of the academic, research and clinical components of nursing practice.
During the April Nursing Grand Rounds
, the generosity of organ donor families was honored.
Two video projects, Nursing Grand Rounds
and FPBTV, have proven to be effective in encouraging students to work in teams and to present their projects to their peers.
Over several meetings, the task force considered a variety of methods to educate and inform staff regarding practice changes, including unit-by-unit inservices, nursing grand rounds
, a videotape, case studies with quizzes, and self-study packets.