Cognitive Overload

Reducing the Noise and Chaos, Improving Safety

A distracted nurse in a busy trauma center misses a vital piece of information, setting a major mistake in motion.

Nurse leaders have a responsibility to recognize signs of cognitive overload among nurses and take active measures to reduce cognitive burden and its consequences.”

Rhonda Collins, DNP, RN, FAAN, Chief Nursing Officer, Vocera

What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Clinical Cognitive Overload?

HIMSS 2019 survey respondents reported seeing or hearing at least three signs of cognitive overload among clinicians at their facility.*
*Source: Definitive Healthcare and Vocera 2019 HIMSS Survey
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Nurse Leader

CLINICIAN COGNITIVE
OVERLOAD AND ITS
IMPLICATIONS FOR NURSE
LEADERS


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Caring Greatly Podcast with Rhonda Collins, DNP, RN, FAAN. 15 minutes.


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THE CNO PERSPECTIVE.
3-Point Strategy to
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Resiliency


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Reduce the Noise and Chaos, Improve Safety


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NURSE ENGAGEMENT IN TECH
AGENDA ‘CRITICAL TO
PROTECTING CLINICAL
PRACTICE'


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DIGITAL HEALTH STRATEGY TO
REDUCE COGNITIVE LOAD, AND
IMPROVE PATIENT AND CLINICAL
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  • Quickly determine what to prioritize next and close the loop faster with secure messaging, phone calls, and alert and alarm notifications all in one place.
  • Locate people quickly, collaborate productively, and reduce the noise, using the device that fits your workflow.
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Clinical Communication Software

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System Integration and Interoperability

Allow data to be collated simultaneously from multiple sources, providing care teams with situational awareness.

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