The guideline focuses on building the core competencies and concepts proven to facilitate safe and effective care transitions that maintain continuity of care and promote optimal outcomes for clients. Safe and effective care transitions – whether within, between or across settings or services – depend on coordinated interprofessional care and ongoing communication among professionals and clients.
The purpose of this best practice guideline is to focus on how nurses and the interprofessional team can provide effective trauma-informed crisis interventions (immediately and to up to four weeks post-crisis) in adults (18 years and older) in order to optimize evidence-based practices and clinical outcomes. The guideline is applicable in all practice settings and promotes consistent, evidence-based response and care.
This best practice guidelines (BPG) outlines recommendations for the assessment and care of delirium, dementia and depression in older adults. The focus is on the provision of effective, compassionate and dignified care, and on managing any presenting signs, symptoms or behaviours.
The purpose of this best practice guideline (BPG) is to inform staffing and workload recommendations that can be implemented to benefit patients, nurses and other health-care providers, and organizations, as well as research, education, health-care policy, and systems. The goal of this guideline is to assist nurses, nursing leaders, and senior management groups across practice domains and settings to create healthy work environments through safe, effective staffing and workload practices.
The purpose of this best practice guideline is intended to assist nurses and others performing both formal and informal nursing leadership roles from the point-of-care to the board room, across a variety of practice domains and settings.