Erin Abu-Rish Blakeney, PhD, RN
Research Associate Professor in the Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics
University of Washington
School of Nursing
Erin Abu-Rish Blakeney is a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics at the University of Washington School of Nursing. Dr. Blakeney’s research focuses on team-based models of care as a way to close the gap between healthcare as it is and health care as it should be. She has nearly 15 years of experience developing, implementing, and testing interprofessional education interventions. Her work is motivated by the understanding that how teams work together influences production of new knowledge and translation of research into practice along the entire classroom to bench to bedside spectrum.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Perceptions of Interprofessional Bedside Rounding in an Acute Stroke Care Unit: Qualitative Mid-implementation Study
Poster Description: Background: Interprofessional bedside rounding (IBR) is a strategy for delivering high value care and teaching patient-centered care but is not consistently implemented effectively in hospitals. We pilot-tested an IBR model in a brain rescue unit at an urban teaching hospital and conducted a qualitative study examining perceptions of IBR among the interprofessional healthcare team (I-HCT). Design: Using a semi-structured interview guide, we conducted phone interviews with 15 physicians (six attendings, two fellows, seven residents), six nurses, and one pharmacist within…