Bergen Regional Medical Center in Paramus, N.J., held its second annual Performance Improvement Fair on Dec. 10. The Quality Outcomes Department coordinated the day-long event themed the December Beach Party.
Infection control used a black light to show participants the number of germs left after they handled the phone.
Long-term care hosted a quiz on wound and fall prevention, and pharmacy offered a spin-the-wheel question-and-answer game related to medication error prevention and adverse drug event recognition.Kathleen Dennerlein, RN, infection control practitioner, talks with an attendee of the Performance Improvement Fair.
Behavioral health offered an overview of the improved departmental flow process for patients moving from the ED to inpatient units, and behavioral health nurses demonstrated the use of the MedCalm music system that reduces agitation in hospitalized psychiatric patients.
Booth presenters developed a baseball game that moved hypothetical patients through the key bases. Participants rounded the bases as they visited the displays.