Purposeful Rounding: A Proactive Approach to Decreasing the Incidence of Falls

Aug 25, 2020, 12:00pm - 12:45pm
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Purposeful rounding is an evidence-based approach to reducing the incidence of falls by addressing the patient’s basic needs on a regular basis.

This presentation will highlight Lakeridge Health’s systematic approach to applying RNAO’s recommendation on purposeful rounding as a key strategy to decrease the incidence of falls within a multisite acute community-based health-care organization.

During this presentation, participants will:

  • explore the concept of and evidence for purposeful rounding
  • discuss the strategies used to successfully implement purposeful rounding across the organization
  • discuss the barriers and challenges to implementing purposeful rounding
  • review the direct and indirect outcomes of purposeful rounding in the organization

Sherry Campbell, RN, BScN, Bach Ed(Adult), MScN
Clinical Practice Leaders Interprofessional Practice/Critical Care Best Practice Spotlight Organization Lead

Sandy Thompson, RN CNEPH©
Clinical Practice Leader Interprofessional Practice Best Practice Guideline Lead, Preventing Falls and Reducing Injury from Falls

Cost for Members: 
$0.00 CAD
Cost for non-Members: 
$0.00 CAD