Perioperative nurses at Cleveland Clinic work in a dynamic environment where more than 200,000 surgeries are performed each year. To ensure they are ready, they receive a solid base of training.
Obtaining fluid intake and output is part of basic patient care, but it can be overlooked when nurses are busy. Med-surg nurses at Cleveland Clinic’s Fairview Hospital created a simulation to show the importance of I&Os.
A nurse-led project at Cleveland Clinic’s main campus targeted OR-acquired pressure injuries through a combination of educational programs and a perioperative skin care task force.
A Cleveland Clinic nurse will present project results and tips on using music for pre- and post-operative patients at the AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo in Boston in April.