Preoperative nursing care in the ambulatory center (ASC) is an important aspect of the patient’s ambulatory care experience. Preoperative assessment criteria are used to determine whether a patient ‘s admittance into the center is appropriate. A thorough preoperative assessment contributes to positive patient outcomes and safety.
On completion of this module the learner will be able to:
- Define preoperative admission guidelines
- Identify critical preoperative risk factors
- Describe a patient education plan
Contact Hours: 1.1
Examination and evaluation must be completed by 1/1/2018 in order to receive contact hours.