An overview of the 2015 National Patient Safety Goals (The Joint Commission) with emphasis on care of the perioperative urology patient are reviewed. Topics covered include malignant hyperthermia, SCIP, surgical site infection prevention, VTE prophylaxis, and CAUTI prevention.
Contact hours available until 10/26/17.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Speaker Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
SUNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number, CEP 5556.
Objectives: 1. Identify The Joint Commission's 2015 National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG) as related to the care of the perioperative urology patient 2. State an understanding of nursing care related to the patient with postoperative urinary retention. 3. Recognize how long-acting local anesthetics are used in the patient undergoing urologic surgery.