66E Course Test 1

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Aseptic technique, microbiology, role of circulating/scrub nurses, infection control, surgical instruments, methods of sterilization, environmental care and hazards
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Title implications for the OR nurse which separates it from the perioperative nurse are:

Confinement to OR suite

Care for OR patients & equipment

"Behind closed doors"

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Some of the different places a perioperative nurse can perform care include (differentiates it from OR nurse):

At home

Clinic

Physician's office

Patient care unit

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A perioperative nurse can provide continuing care following D/C through:

Telephone survey

"House calls"

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Periop nursing roles include:

Case mgmt

Nurse informatics

Periop consultant

Nurse manager or director of periop services

Advanced practice nurse (ARNP)

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In the OR, unsterile team members include:

Anesthesia

Circulating nurse

Xray techs

Perfusionist

Cell saver operator

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In the OR, sterile team members include

Surgeon & his/her assistants

Scrub tech

Scrub nurse

Med students on Sx rotation

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May unsterile team members handle supplies and/or equipment?

Only if the supplies and/or equipment they handle isn't considered sterile

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What supplies and/or equipment can sterile team members handle?

Only sterile items

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This modern warfare term relates to the circulating nurse

Over-watch

- Supporting unit watches over executing unit

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Who is in charge of the sterile field?

Surgeon

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Who does the surgeon rely on to monitor & coordinate OR room activities?

Circulating nurse

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How much weight should the circulating nurse be able to lift?

25 lbs

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This period ends when the patient enters the OR

Preoperative period

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This period begins & ends when the patient enters/exits the OR

Intraoperative period

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This period begins when the patient exits the OR

Postoperative period

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This role may be performed by an RN, LPN, or surg tech and is responsible for:

Maintaining the integrity & efficiency of sterile field

Anticipates & responds to needs of surgeon and sterile team members

Scrub role