Collins G (2014) Using simulation to develop handover skills. Nursing Times; 110: 8, 12-14.
“This article outlines the potential impact of ineffective handover skills on nurses’ confidence, competence and coordination, as well as on patient safety.
It focuses on how student nurses can develop their communication skills, reporting on how the University of Derby used simulation to teach pre-registration student nurses effective handover techniques.”
- What problems can an ineffective handover cause?
- What common mistakes do people make when handing over?
- How can students develop their communication skills?