Perioperative Care Workshop
Perioperative Care Workshops
- Surgery is an anxiety provoking event to all patients that will undergo a surgical procedure. Effective information and psychological preparation will help to minimise anxiety, promote recovery and improve patient and family experience.
- The role of Nurses and Medical Practitioner is vital for patient safety. A comprehensive multidisciplinary team approach will help improve quality care for patient prior and after the surgical procedure.
- Identify the pre-operative, intra-operative and post-operative phase of assessment, monitoring and management of patient undergoing surgical procedure.
- Gain insight in high standard care and support during each phase of Perioperative Care
- Develop your ability to link theories with practice through knowledge and practical skills assessment.
- Enhance the knowledge and skills to safely care and manage patients on Perioperative Care phase.
- Demonstrate OSCE scenarios in prevention and resolution of Post surgical complications.
- Legal and Professional Considerations
- The Code of Professional Conduct
- The Professional Code of Conduct
- Principles of Nursing Practice
- Arenas of Accountability
- Consent for Care and Treatment
- Infection Prevention and Control
- Surgical Safety Checklist
- Types of Surgery
- Purposes of Surgery
- Stages of Surgery
- Pre-op Assessment
- Modified ASA Physical Status Classification System
- Preparation Prior to Surgery
- Pre-Operative Test for Elective Surgery
- Pre-Operative Fasting Guidelines
- Predisposing Factors for Aspiration under General Anaesthesia
- Patient Education
- Intra-operative Care
- Types of Anaesthesia
- Pharmacological Support
- Types of Surgical Incisions
- Types of Surgical Drains
- Materials for Wound Closures
- Nursing Actions on Patients with Drains
- Immediate Post Operative Care (Recovery Room)
- Criteria for Discharge from Recovery Room
- Post Operative Care
- Most Common Complications Post Surgery
- Deep Vain Thrombosis (DVT)
- Four Phases of Wound Healing
- Removal of Drain
- 1st Day Until Discharge Post Operative Care
- Minimum Information to be Recorded for Patients in the Post-Anaesthetic Unit
- On the day of Discharge
- Best Practice in Recordkeeping
- Knowledge and Skills Competency Assessment