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Complementary Care in Perioperative Practice

Product Details
Product ID: 1976
Year Produced: 2015
Length: 34 min.
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The purpose of this study guide and accompanying video is to educate perioperative registered nurses (RNs) and other interested health care personnel about the safe management of surgical specimens.

Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Define complementary care interventions that can be implemented in a perioperative setting, including music interventions, massage therapy, acupuncture and acupressure, aromatherapy, hypnosis, Reiki, guided imagery, relaxation tapes, and oral essential oils
  • Describe the benefits of complementary care interventions in perioperative practice as reported in the literature
  • State two strategies to consider when developing a complementary care program
  • List two potential challenges or barriers to complementary care program development