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CMS has specific requirements for all Inpatient Rehab Facilities. Weekly team conferences on the patients is one of the requirements. Team members required are Dr, LSW, PT, OT, SLP and RN. Our Practice Nurse (RN) attended conferences, as she has working knowledge of the patient. Our challenge was to get the bedside nurse, instead of the practice nurse, to attend the weekly conference.
communication, patient care team, group processes
Belanger, Joyce, "Moving Weekly Team Conference to Bedside" (2016). Nursing Posters. 67.