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Nicole Reyes
How does everyone chart external fixators? Technically they are not an implant since they are being removed ...

@Nicole Reyes because you have screws going into the patient's body/bone and the patient is leaving with those ...

Ashley Sampson
Hello, would anyone have a cost analysis document-format that has been used for figuring out the cost of ...

@Ashley Sampson
following…. I am interested as well

Theresa Bruno
Good afternoon, I am seeking information on how other Operating Rooms are handling the Count Procedure during ...
We count each table separately.
Noeline Sui
Hi, if any of you are able to share your design of Whiteboard that you use to record sharps and sponges, can you send a ...
Noeline Sui Category Documentation Dec '22

@Noeline Sui , use the count sheet that you have in your hospital as the design for your white board. I used to work as ...

Mary Baldwin
We are trying to find an easy means to using the SPM instrument inventory sheet as our instrument count sheet. Has ...
Mary Baldwin Category Documentation Dec '22

@Mary Baldwin
We use the SPM sheets as our instrument count sheets. Our sheets list the instruments, then a column ...

NICOLE HELGESON
Wondering what others are doing for Mayfield Pin Site documentation. Our current process is we do not routinely ...
NICOLE HELGESON Category Documentation Dec '22
Lisa Pittington
Does anyone have a First Assistant competency that they would like to share? I need one for a scrub First Assist.
Lisa Pittington Category Documentation Nov '22
Hi, Lisa:
Hope the attachment comes through okay and it can be useful to you.
Beth Nilson
Who writes out the consent in your facility? Do you have the physician or the pre-op nurse write out the procedure on ...
Beth Nilson Category Documentation Oct '22

@Beth Nilson our surgeon puts the order on EMR and the Day Surgery Nurse transcribes it on paper consent and ask the ...

Meagan Peck
Good morning, Anyone have a good reference for postoperative vitals/assessment intervals? There is discussion ...
Meagan Peck Category Documentation Oct '22
Cheryl Saddler
Good morning, Does anyone have a suggestion for ways to track FCOTS, that is when the surgeon sees the patient, ...
Cheryl Saddler Category Documentation Oct '22
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@Cheryl Saddler
Following. We are going to start tracking turn around times as well, and I'm not sure exactly how to ...

Jennifer Brown
Hi all, I am looking for some help - we are currently in the midst of building a new documentation system (Meditech ...
Jennifer Brown Category Documentation Oct '22

Hey Jennifer,

Each phase of care should demonstrate theplanning of care. With that said, AORN Syntegrity has ...

Ana Chozet-Griggs
Hello All, I am checking in with you to see if anyone has a competency specific to the eye surgical service? We are ...
Ana Chozet-Griggs Category Documentation Sep '22
I would like a look at this as well. Thank you, Stephanie Mitchell
Elizabeth Austin Evans
Dear Colleagues, An OR RN asked about a formal time out prior to the administration of Liposomal Bupivacaine. The ...
I have never done a time out prior to the administration of Exparel or worked in a facility where this was the ...
Meagan Peck
Hi all, Wondering how often your facilities are performing postoperative vital signs on patient that go to the ...
Meagan Peck Category Documentation Sep '22

@Meagan Peck we are an outpatient center but thought I would give you what we do on the chance it helps you at all…

PACU ...

John Savage
We implemented a new EMR with Computerized Physician Order Entry in May of 2021. We have an issue with timeliness of ...
John Savage Category Documentation Sep '22

@John Savage
We recently rolled out something similar and continue to struggle with the doctors using paper at ...

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