May 22, 2023
Good documentation allows for a retrospective understanding of a patient's condition when they arrived and how it has progressed. Vital signs are particularly critical as they reveal trends and can help detect potential issues. But here's the real challenge, finding that sweet spot between meeting the demands of documentation and actually delivering hands-on care. We'll break down the struggle and explore how emergency nurses can balance both worlds.
Join Kevin and Dr. Wolf as they dig deep into the importance of accurate documentation in capturing a patient's journey and keeping the entire healthcare team in the loop. Plus, we'll touch on the legal side of things and how thorough charting can save your bacon if any legal issues arise.