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  • Perioperative Nursing2

    1. 1. Organizational Structure : The Team Concept
    2. 2. Functions of the Surgical Team <ul><li>Performance of the operative procedure according to the needs of the patient. </li></ul><ul><li>The primary decision maker regarding surgical technique to use during the procedure. </li></ul><ul><li>May assist with positioning and prepping the patient or may delegate this task to other members of the team. </li></ul>The Surgeon
    3. 3. The First Assistant to the Surgeon <ul><li>Amy be a resident, intern, physician’s assistant or a perioperative nurse. </li></ul><ul><li>Assists in retracting, hemostasis, suturing, and any other tasks requested by the surgeon to facilitate speed while maintaining quality during the procedure. </li></ul>
    4. 4. Anesthesiologist <ul><li>A physician who specializes in the administration and monitoring of anesthesia while maintaining the overall well-being of the patient. </li></ul>
    5. 5. The Nurse Anesthetist <ul><li>An advanced registered nurse practitioner who after additional training and certification in anesthesia may administer and monitor the anesthesia using the anesthesiologist as a consultant if necessary. </li></ul>
    6. 6. The Scrub Assistant <ul><li>May either be a nurse or a surgical technician. </li></ul><ul><li>Responsible for assisting the surgeon and assistant with instrumentation, et-ups, suture presentation, sponges, etc, while maintaining the sterility of the surgical field through aseptic practices. </li></ul>
    7. 7. The Circulating Nurse <ul><li>Must be a registered nurse, who after additional education and training, is specialized in perioperative nursing practice. </li></ul><ul><li>Responsible and accountable for all activities occurring during a surgical procedure, including but not limited to management of personnel, equipment, supplies, and the environment. </li></ul><ul><li>Patient advocate, teacher, research consumer, leader and role model. </li></ul><ul><li>May be responsible for monitoring the patient during local procedures. </li></ul>
    8. 8. Paraprofessionals <ul><li>Sterilization, rpocessing and distribution technicians. </li></ul><ul><li>Orderlies / nursing assistants </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental services personnel </li></ul><ul><li>Clerical personnel </li></ul>
    9. 9. NURSING MANAGEMENT Effective leadership / management involves an educational process.
    10. 10. <ul><li>management is about people </li></ul>
    11. 11. Conceptual Overview <ul><li>Management or supervision can be described as the process of getting work done with and by others proficiently and within given constraints, such as budget or available human resources. </li></ul>
    12. 12. Role Definitions
    13. 13. WHO COULD BE A LEADER?
    14. 14. The word leadership can refer to: <ul><li>The process of leading. </li></ul><ul><li>Those entities that perform one or more acts of leading. </li></ul><ul><li>The ability to affect human behavior so as to accomplish a mission designated by the leader </li></ul>
    15. 16. <ul><li>The process of influencing others to achieve organizational goals </li></ul>
    16. 17. Leadership <ul><li>Informal Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Formal Leadership </li></ul>