PERIOPERATIVE ROTATION EXPERIENCE
Answer the following questions based on your PERIOPERATIVE ROTATION Observational Experience.
Reflect on the overall learning opportunity.
Paper is to be typed, APA. Questions may be answered in general narrative format.
QUESTIONS – PREOPERATIVE PERIOD
1. What are the unit nurse’s responsibilities prior to sending a patient to the procedure room?
2. What are the nurse’s responsibilities prior to the administration of anesthesia?
QUESTIONS – INTRAOPERATIVE PERIOD
1. What was the procedure you observed?
2. What type of anesthesia was administered? What medications were used?
3. In what position was the patient placed? Why?
4. Who are the members of the procedure room team? What are the roles of each member?
5. What areas in the procedure room are considered sterile and which areas are not sterile?
1. What are the nurse’s responsibilities immediately post-procedure?
2. What post-procedure nursing care will be needed by the patient you observed?