A Community of Exceptional Nurses
Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network: Guide to ICU Family Meetings
A pocket card for critical care team members for use in family meetings.
Educational Tool - Clinician Education
Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network
1200 South Cedar Crest Blvd.
Allentown, PA 18105
Cathy Fuhrman, RN
Daniel E. Ray, M.D.
How the grantee used this instrument:
This pocket card was distributed to all members of the Critical Care/Palliative
Care team to be used as a guideline and communication reminder when organizing and
talking with family members of a critical care patient.
family experience, family perception of care, communication, family communication,
family members, training, clinical information,
To use this tool:
You may print and copy this tool for your own use from this site. Please credit
Developed specifically for this project by the project team.
To view this tool:
Guide to ICU Family Meetings = 1 page PDF
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Adobe Acrobat Reader.)
Posted: July 2006
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