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Considerations for Peri-Operative Rounding

Decades ago, as a new graduate nurse working in a small critical access hospital, I had the opportunity to assist a general surgeon once a week when he and his anesthetist flew into our small town to perform any needed procedures. I was able to reinforce the perioperative nursing skills I had learned during my training and was intrigued by the functioning of the human anatomy and the expertise of the surgical team.

Considerations for Behavioral Health Nurse Leader Rounding

The need for efficient and accessible mental health services has never been higher. The isolation, fear, and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has further exacerbated needs within an already overwhelmed and underfunded system. It is important that every facility be able to a) provide safe and efficient mental health care to promote the well-being of each patient, and b) to maximize their capacity to provide care to more individuals.

Sitting Down with Leaders: Lori McDougall - Duke LifePoint Hospitals
Nobl provides all clients optional touchpoints with our support and services teams. Included are monthly phone calls, monthly or quarterly data review presentations, or “mini project” design conferences to build out new or customized features. As the CNO, I periodically join these meetings to learn from our team and client leaders.
Employee Rounding Through the Eyes of the Worker

Rounding on employees is helpful to solicit input and promote retention when the work environment is running smoothly and all associates have the information, resources and support they need. But when the world is turned upside down, as it is now from the COVID-19 pandemic, connecting with employees is no longer a “nicety” but possibly a life-saving touch point.

Webinar: Creating Effective Nurse Leader Rounds
Is your leader rounding effective? Are you getting the results that you want? Or are you struggling to get quite the results that you would like? Nurse leader rounding is a common practice among healthcare organizations. However, a one size fits all approach doesn’t create effective result in an organization. Join Nobl for a webinar that focuses on creating the best results for every department in your organization.
Employee Rounding - How it Relates to Biscuits!

Providing routine, meaningful touchpoints with employees through rounding can result in higher employee satisfaction and retention, but only if the structures, processes, and outcomes of rounding efforts are well-defined and monitored. Conducting “howdy” rounds that don’t explore core problems or respond to key issues can be more detrimental than helpful.