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Changes and Challenges in Surgical Nursing
Changes and Challenges in Surgical Nursi...ng
Nursing Lecture
Added: 06/11/2017
The nature of surgical procedures today and the increasing co-morbidity of patients are just some of the impacts on surgical nursing practice. Sue Querruel says that surgical patients are more comple...x than ever, presenting unique challenges for nurses working in this speciality.
The Theatre of Risk - Malignant Hyperthermia and Difficult Airway Management
The Theatre of Risk - Malignant Hyperthe...rmia and Difficult Airway Management
Nursing Lecture
Added: 08/02/2017
Complications arising from anaesthesia or surgical intervention can lead to devastating consequences for a patient and may even be fatal. This afternoon session will look at a range of case scenarios ...where harm has occurred due to surgical intervention. It will include what to do if an untoward event occurs during your line of duty.
The Theatre of Risk - Anaphylaxis, Massive Blood Loss and Haemostasis
The Theatre of Risk - Anaphylaxis, Massi...ve Blood Loss and Haemostasis
Nursing Lecture
Added: 07/02/2017
Complications arising from anaesthesia or surgical intervention can lead to devastating consequences for a patient and may even be fatal. This afternoon session will look at a range of case scenarios ...where harm has occurred due to surgical intervention. It will include what to do if an untoward event occurs during your line of duty.
The Post-Anaesthetic Care Unit (PACU) - Part 2
The Post-Anaesthetic Care Unit (PACU) - ...Part 2
Nursing Lecture
Added: 06/02/2017
Part Two - The Post Anaesthetic Care Unit is a high dependency unit, caring for patients who have been impacted by surgical manipulation and the use of anaesthetic agents (it used to be called 'Recove...ry Room'). Typically it is an area adjacent to the operating room where patients who have had surgery are taken for intensive nursing observation and care while recovering from the anaesthetic. There are many high-alert situations that can occur at this time; therefore the skills, clinical reasoning abilities and actions of nurses in this area are of paramount importance.
The Post-Anaesthetic Care Unit (PACU) - Part 1
The Post-Anaesthetic Care Unit (PACU) - ...Part 1
Nursing Lecture
Added: 03/02/2017
Part 1 - The Post Anaesthetic Care Unit is a high dependency unit, caring for patients who have been impacted by surgical manipulation and the use of anaesthetic agents (it used to be called 'Recovery... Room'). Typically it is an area adjacent to the operating room where patients who have had surgery are taken for intensive nursing observation and care while recovering from the anaesthetic. There are many high-alert situations that can occur at this time; therefore the skills, clinical reasoning abilities and actions of nurses in this area are of paramount importance.
Intraoperative Considerations - Positioning and Equipment
Intraoperative Considerations - Position...ing and Equipment
Nursing Lecture
Added: 02/02/2017
During any surgical procedure, there are essential rules that must be followed to allay risk and prevent surgical mishaps. As mentioned yesterday, scrupulously maintaining an aseptic environment is an... example of this. In this session you will consider other critical aspects of maintaining a safe environment of care.
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