“Write that down, take a picture, remember it”: Nurse Mendoza’s SBAR tips

You’re clocked in, you’re highly caffeinated and you’re gearing up to dive into the day…now what?
Situation. Background. Recommendation. Assessment.

Situation.

Background.

Recommendation.

Assessment.

SBAR—easy enough, right? But what about all the questions, concerns, observations and analysis that those four preliminary actions entail? Not so easy.

In this week’s episode of “The Nurse Mendoza Show” on ScrubsBeat, Nurse Mendoza breaks down each step, reviewing all of the detailed information you should be gathering from your fellow nurses, your patients and your own observations in preparation for the shift.

Still working out a solid start-of-day routine? Check out the video below, then share with us any other questions you might have for Nurse Mendoza in the comments section below.

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