Welcome to the nursing handovers module.

This module consists of three key parts:
  • The Handovers Introduction Video
  • The Handovers Video
  • The Practice Activities

Part 1: Nursing handovers: introduction video

Video presenter: Erst Carmichael

Download for video transcript: Nursing shift handover introduction video transcript

Part 2: Nursing handovers video

Acting by Nina Parissi as Maddy (student nurse) and Jacinta Parissi as Anna (nurse)

Download for video transcript: Nursing shift handover video transcript

Part 3: Practice activities

We encourage you to do all the three activites:
  1. Develop listening/note taking skills
  2. Identify the language used in a handover context
  3. Understand the ISBAR framework

Activity worksheet download (PDF)