First and Last Name/s of Presenters

Nicole Marie LanglaisFollow

Mentor/s

Professor Angela Chlebowski MSN, RN

Participation Type

Poster

Abstract

Patient education is a key factor in preventing surgical complications, decreasing hospital readmissions, promoting high-quality patient outcomes and satisfaction. This projected was identified through observational clinical experience in the post-anesthesia care unit at Saint Vincent’s Medical Center discovering there was a need for educational resources for the nursing staff and the patients about laparoscopic surgery. Laparoscopic surgery being a minimally invasive surgery that over the last 30 years has been one of the biggest advancements in medicine (Leeds & Makary, 2019). An educational strategy was employed and an evidence-based educational handout was developed for use with patients under careful review of available sources. The educational resource aimed to improve patient safety and overall surgical outcomes and provided nurses, surgeons, anesthesiologist, operating room technicians and other staff in the surgical suite evidence-based research about laparoscopic surgery benefits and post-procedural guidelines that should be followed.

College and Major available

Nursing BSN

Course Name and Number, Professor Name

NU 395

Location

Digital Commons

Start Day/Time

4-24-2020 2:00 PM

End Day/Time

4-24-2020 4:00 PM

Students' Information

Nicole Langlais BSN & Honors, May 2020

Molly Crehan BSN, May 2020.

Honorable Mention, Best Visuals 2020 award.

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The Nurse's Role in Laparoscopic Surgery Education

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Patient education is a key factor in preventing surgical complications, decreasing hospital readmissions, promoting high-quality patient outcomes and satisfaction. This projected was identified through observational clinical experience in the post-anesthesia care unit at Saint Vincent’s Medical Center discovering there was a need for educational resources for the nursing staff and the patients about laparoscopic surgery. Laparoscopic surgery being a minimally invasive surgery that over the last 30 years has been one of the biggest advancements in medicine (Leeds & Makary, 2019). An educational strategy was employed and an evidence-based educational handout was developed for use with patients under careful review of available sources. The educational resource aimed to improve patient safety and overall surgical outcomes and provided nurses, surgeons, anesthesiologist, operating room technicians and other staff in the surgical suite evidence-based research about laparoscopic surgery benefits and post-procedural guidelines that should be followed.