Advanced Practice Nursing Issues

Avoiding Failure to Rescue Situations: A Simulation Exercise for Oncology Nurses

Taletha M. Askew

Tanya L. Trotter

Stacey Vacchiano

Paula Garvey

Janine Overcash
CJON 2012, 16(5), 530-532. DOI: 10.1188/12.CJON.530-532

This project aimed to improve RNs' recognition of and appropriate responses to failure to rescue situations on a surgical oncology unit. Simulation exercises played a key role in identifying areas of strength, opportunities for improvement, and development of a personalized education plan. In addition, the exercises improved RNs' clinical confidence.

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