V.A.L.U.E. Pocket Card - Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network

Name:
Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network: V.A.L.U.E. Pocket Card

Description:
A 5-step mnemonic to improve ICU Clinician Communication with families.

Category:
Educational Tool - Clinician Education

Source:
Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network
1200 South Cedar Crest Blvd.
Allentown, PA 18105
610-402-8585
www.lvhhn.org

Contact:
Cathy Fuhrman, RN
Cathy.fuhrman@lvh.com
Daniel E. Ray, M.D.
Daniel.Ray@lvh.com

How the grantee used this instrument:
This pocket card was distributed to all members of the Critical Care team to be used as a communication reminder when talking with family members of a critical care patient.

Keywords:
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 source.

References:
Developed specifically for this project by the project team.

To view this tool:

V.A.L.U.E. Pocket Card
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Posted: July 2006

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Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care was a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation dedicated to long-term changes in health care institutions to substantially improve care for dying people and their families.