282 - Nurse's Perception of Safety Culture and Patient Safety with the Handoff Communication Process Between Pre-op and Operating Room Nurses Post Intervention
Description: The DNP project is the implementation of a new handoff communication tool at the practice site. The primary aim is to improve safety culture of the nurses in the Pre-op and Operating Room (OR) units by standardizing handoff and evaluating safety culture impact. A survey designed to measure culture of safety more specifically nurses’ perceptions of handoff will be conducted pre and post implementation. Patient safety will also be measured using the organizations adverse events reported to New York Patient Occurrence Reporting and Tracking System (NYPORTS) by the practice site.