Here, you can browse through many common roll-out questions and watch the video answers. The SCHA and Palmetto Health Richland documented much of the process they took when rolling out The Final Check to their staff and various departments, starting with the E.D. Trauma Center.
EVALUATING AND PREPARING TO IMPLEMENT THE FINAL CHECK
Why is it a good idea to get rid of the ‘Red Rule’?
But, doesn’t the occurrence reporting help influence procedural change?
Did the threat of disciplinary action change the way the staff followed the procedures?
What affect did ‘Red Rules’ have on reporting?
What specifically made The Final Check successful?
What caused your organization to try The Final Check?
How do I prevent The Final Check implementation from falling flat at my organization?
How did you get your staff to make a behavioral shift?
Is this something that can be rolled out to other departments beyond the E.D.?
MANAGEMENT OF THE FINAL CHECK TO THE CARE FLOOR AND ABOVE
What if a trauma patient hasn’t been issued an I.D. bracelet yet?
Isn’t it somewhat awkward to actually say the numbers out loud?
Have you noticed nurses changing their actions?
How would you deal with the people who simply choose not to do The Final Check?
Have there been any signs that The Final Check is catching the mislabels?
How do you facilitate ongoing buy-in from the staff?
Is it now something that should be incorporated into the training of new nurses?
Can open reporting and accountability coexist?
Is there any threat of disciplinary action for choosing not to do The Final Check?
EXTENDED OBSERVATIONS OF THE FINAL CHECK
Does The Final Check have any other impacts on procedural compliance?
How has The Final Check impacted the culture of the organization?
What were the Directors’ responses to the idea of reversing the ‘Red Rules’.
Has The Final Check helped identify how the mislabeling is occurring?