Policy Number

770

IWK - 770 Clinical Handover: Information Transfer at Care Transitions

Description

Provide guidance for teams/services to develop a clinical handover procedures/tools in order to attain consistent effective high quality communication between health care professional, patients and their families during all care transitions inclusive of inpatient and ambulatory settings.

Related Documents

CC 40-010 CDHA / 1832 IWK Transitions of Care Guidelines - Pediatric to Adult-Based Healthcare
IWK - 1003.0 - Minimum Documentation Standards for Health Care Providers
IWK - 1100 - Patient Identification
IWK - 1102.2 Restraint Prevention & Management
IWK - 132.1 - Financial Signing Authority
IWK - 1374 - Emergency Health Services (EHS) Offloading
IWK - 1380 - Trauma Team Activation
IWK - 1635 - Intra-facility Transport of Pediatric Intensive Care (PICU) patients
IWK - 40085 - Transfer of an adult critically ill inpatient to Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA)
IWK - 7116 - Electronic Documentation: Obstetrical TraceVue System