The goal of this video is to educate members of the perioperative team on strategies for and potential benefits of using complementary care interventions in perioperative practice.
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