This article is based on “‘That Family Is Crazy’: Avoid the Dangers of Labeling With Family–Centered Care,” by E. Ryan and E. Steinmiller that appeared in the January 28, 2002, issue of the Great Philadelphia/Tri-State edition of Nursing Spectrum, with permission from the publisher.
Modeling Family-Centered Pediatric Nursing Care: Strategies for Shift Report
Version of Record online: 9 FEB 2005
Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing
Volume 9, Issue 4, pages 123–134, October 2004
How to Cite
Ryan, E. and Steinmiller, E. (2004), Modeling Family-Centered Pediatric Nursing Care: Strategies for Shift Report. Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, 9: 123–134. doi: 10.1111/j.1547-5069.2004.00123.x
- Issue online: 9 FEB 2005
- Version of Record online: 9 FEB 2005
- Accepted for publication January 14, 2003.
- Family-centered care;
- shift report
ISSUES AND PURPOSE. Family-centered care philosophies place the family as central to the plan of care. These philosophies are often challenging for nurses to put into clinical practice. The purpose of this article is to provide interventions for nurses to use with families who are stressed.
CONCLUSIONS. Families' coping styles may be subject to judgments from the nurses, and these judgments may be passed on during shift report. Labels that are passed on in report can influence nurses' care.
PRACTICE IMPLICATIONS. This article describes positive communication strategies for shift report that can facilitate successful family-centered care.