Did you know that more than 60% of adverse events in the clinical setting have been attributed to poor communication? To help ensure patient safety, SBAR is utilized as a standardized communication format but it can be difficult to know how to use it effectively when you’re a new nurse or nursing student.
I’m breaking down SBAR for you in this episode so you can finally have a clear understanding of how all the components fit together and use it with confidence.
In this episode, you’ll learn:
- Why SBAR is utilized
- What the different components of SBAR mean
- Situations in which you would use SBAR
- How to get the MD’s attention so they take your concerns seriously
- Examples of SBAR communication
- Pro tips for calling the MD
- How to use SBAR for handoff report
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