Colloque "Care Trajectory Management: Nurses'invisible contribution to healthcare quality and safety"

- Colloque IUMSP
Prof. Davina Allen

Head of Research and Innovation
School of Healthcare Sciences
Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK

Abstract : Nursing is typically understood, and understands itself, in terms of its care-giving functions.  It is through its relationships with patients that modern day nursing is defined.  Yet the nursing contribution to healthcare extends far beyond direct patient care.  Even a cursory glimpse inside healthcare organisations reveals that it is nurses who, in numerous ways, support and sustain the delivery and organisation of health services and the demands and complexity of this work are increasing. In recent history, this work has been regarded at best as an adjunct to the core nursing function, or at worse responsible for taking nurses away from their ‘real work’ with patients. In this presentation I will draw on a programme of work designed to shine a light on this invisible aspect of the nursing function. I will consider the circumstances that make this work necessary; describe the organisational components of nursing work and its contribution to healthcare quality and safety; identify the skills and knowledge underpinning this work; and offer new concepts, theories and frameworks with which to articulate and formalise this component of the nursing role in education, clinical practice and research.

Date et heure
Mardi, 3 Mars, 2020 - 11:00
Salle Delachaux (étage 01), Unisanté, Bâtiment Biopôle 2, route de la Corniche 10, 1010 Lausanne
Série de conférences
Recommandé par la Société suisse des médecins spécialistes en prévention et santé publique (SGPG) pour la reconnaissance de la formation continue. Les colloques sont publics !


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