Nurses’ Compliance and Confidence With a Hand-Off Process for Patients Post Femoral Arterial Access Before and After a Standardized Approach

May 23, 2022 | Cath Lab Digest

Accurate communication during the nurse hand-off process in patients receiving femoral artery access for procedures is crucial to prevent negative outcomes. Following a sentinel event, a workgroup developed and tested a nurse handoff process with a standardized report form and two-party verification of the access site.