Dorna Hairston, PhD, RN, NEA-BC
Senior Director of Nursing Practice, Education & Research
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Dr. Dorna Hairston is the Senior Director of Nursing for Practice, Education and Research for the Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. She holds a joint appointment with the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. With interest in team-based models of care, she serves as the Primary Investigator for the research study: Johns Hopkins Structured Interprofessional Bedside Rounds (SIBR): TeamingUp. With the Interprofessional Collaborative Practice group, Dr. Hairston leads the SIBR study, which examines a new model of interprofessional care on a stroke unit.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Introduction: Team coordination problems continue to be an important source of errors, inefficiencies, conflict and other adverse events in health care. Structured Interprofessional Bedside Rounds (SIBR) provide a consistent method for patients, families, and clinicians from different disciplines to collaborate in daily discussions of care and clinical decision-making. Here we explore baseline levels of Relational Coordination (RC) present within and between interprofessional (IP) members prior SIBR implementation and we hypothesize that SIBR will enhance communication, teamwork, and…