It's More Than A Procedure: Patient Concerns About the Surgical Experience

Product Details
Product ID: 2002
Year Produced: 2020
Length: 20 min.
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After completing this study guide and viewing the accompanying video, the perioperative registered nurse (RN) and other perioperative team members will have increased their understanding of the surgical experience from the patient's point of view. Team members can use this knowledge to counsel and educate patients and improve patient satisfaction in the perioperative setting.

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

  • Address issues of concern to the patient during the preoperative period
  • Recognize financial and logistical challenges patients must overcome when undergoing surgery
  • Counsel patients on available modalities for postoperative pain control
  • Manage patient expectations about postoperative pain
  • Recognize the impact of social determinants of health on health status and health-related outcomes