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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/182840
Category:
Abstract
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Improving Patient and Family Satisfaction with Alternative Interventions
Author(s):
Kristiniak, Susan; Soniak, Susan
Author Details:
Susan Kristiniak, RNC, MSN(4/07), IAC, Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, Pennsylvania, USA, email: skristiniak@comcast.net; Susan Soniak, RN, MSN, IAC
Abstract:
Poster Presentation: In an effort to improve patient satisfaction, the Integrative Care Team offers patients and their families alternative interventions. The bedside nurse consults the team and within 24 hours, the integrative care team meets with the patient/family and offer services. Aromatherapy hand massage, guided imagery, music therapy and Reiki interventions are provided by certified practitioners with the goal of achieving stress reduction. The project involved cross-training 6 nurses. The bedside nurses were invited to October, 2006 Nursing Grand Rounds and introduced to each of the modalities offered, the procedure for patient identification and consult procedure. Following the treatment, the patient/family complete a survey of the services provided. The Integrative Care Team will evaluate the effectiveness of the program following the 6 month pilot. The program reinforces the mission statement of the Hospital as we continue to provide quality care to the community and improve patient satisfaction. This program offers additional interventions that can further assist the patient/family in their return to wellness.
Repository Posting Date:
28-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
28-Oct-2011
Conference Date:
2007
Conference Name:
ANCC National Magnet Conference
Conference Host:
American Nurses Credentialing Center
Conference Location:
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Description:
"Connect, Empower and Celebrate" was the theme of the 11th American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) National Magnet Conference, held 3-5 October, 2007 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Note:
This is an abstract-only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item based on this abstract, you may find it by browsing the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository by author. If author contact information is available in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission. Alternatively, please contact the conference host, journal, or publisher (according to the circumstance) for further details regarding this item. If a citation is listed in this record, the item has been published and is available via open-access avenues or a journal/database subscription. Contact your library for assistance in obtaining the as-published article.

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.type.categoryAbstracten_US
dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleImproving Patient and Family Satisfaction with Alternative Interventionsen_GB
dc.contributor.authorKristiniak, Susanen_US
dc.contributor.authorSoniak, Susanen_US
dc.author.detailsSusan Kristiniak, RNC, MSN(4/07), IAC, Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, Pennsylvania, USA, email: skristiniak@comcast.net; Susan Soniak, RN, MSN, IACen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/182840-
dc.description.abstractPoster Presentation: In an effort to improve patient satisfaction, the Integrative Care Team offers patients and their families alternative interventions. The bedside nurse consults the team and within 24 hours, the integrative care team meets with the patient/family and offer services. Aromatherapy hand massage, guided imagery, music therapy and Reiki interventions are provided by certified practitioners with the goal of achieving stress reduction. The project involved cross-training 6 nurses. The bedside nurses were invited to October, 2006 Nursing Grand Rounds and introduced to each of the modalities offered, the procedure for patient identification and consult procedure. Following the treatment, the patient/family complete a survey of the services provided. The Integrative Care Team will evaluate the effectiveness of the program following the 6 month pilot. The program reinforces the mission statement of the Hospital as we continue to provide quality care to the community and improve patient satisfaction. This program offers additional interventions that can further assist the patient/family in their return to wellness.en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-28T15:42:27Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-28en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-28T15:42:27Z-
dc.conference.date2007en_US
dc.conference.nameANCC National Magnet Conferenceen_US
dc.conference.hostAmerican Nurses Credentialing Centeren_US
dc.conference.locationAtlanta, Georgia, USAen_US
dc.description"Connect, Empower and Celebrate" was the theme of the 11th American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) National Magnet Conference, held 3-5 October, 2007 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.en_US
dc.description.noteThis is an abstract-only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item based on this abstract, you may find it by browsing the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository by author. If author contact information is available in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission. Alternatively, please contact the conference host, journal, or publisher (according to the circumstance) for further details regarding this item. If a citation is listed in this record, the item has been published and is available via open-access avenues or a journal/database subscription. Contact your library for assistance in obtaining the as-published article.-
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