Date & Time
Tuesday, April 30, 2024, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
157 Completing the Picture: Optimizing Your Nurse Protocol Encounter

Nursing assessment protocols are written instructions or guidelines that specify the steps to be taken when evaluating a patient's clinical symptoms. These guidelines are advantageous to both the experienced and the inexperienced nurse professional when used appropriately. Facilitators will discuss how to properly utilize these tools and how to avoid common pitfalls in documentation whether using paper or electronic health records.

Educational Objectives

  • Describe how nursing protocols assist in providing evidence-based quality patient care
  • Review the anatomy of a nurse protocol
  • Outline chart reviews as a solution for quality documentation