Example – customize as needed
BEDSIDE REPORT ACCOUNTABILITY COMMITMENT
� I understand that I am accountable to maintain the standard of bedside report on
______(unit) with my colleagues and others who may float to _____ (unit) in a
� I understand that reviewing the Health Record for labs etc may occur prior to the
bedside report, but that report is not to be held at the computer or in a charting
� I understand that the expectation on _____(unit) is to give the SBAR shift to shift
handoff report with the oncoming nurse at the patient bedside.
� I understand that this may not be possible 100% of the time due to specific patient
circumstances, but giving and receiving SBAR hand off report at the bedside will
be the standard on _____(unit) and not the exception.