# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Practical Nursing II Task 871888338

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Apply the nursing process as it relates to the surgical patient/client.

Definition

Application should include
  • dealing with the fears and anxieties of the client
  • identifying pre-existing health risk factors
  • reducing surgical risk factors
  • applying anti-embolic stockings
  • performing pre-surgery procedures
  • practicing intra-operative responsibilities
  • practicing post-operative responsibilities.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are common nursing interventions that are used to address fears and anxieties of the client experiencing surgery?
  • What are specific teaching topics to reduce or eliminate risk factors for the surgical client?
  • Why must anti-embolic stockings be used for the surgical client?
  • How would a nurse's role in the pre-, intra-, and post-operative care of the client be described?
  • How would you prepare a surgical checklist?
  • What are the different types of anesthesia and the nursing interventions for, and potential complications of, each?
  • What are the most common questions a nurse asks the client when being admitted for surgery?
  • What are major complications that may occur during the post-operative period and the medical and nursing prevention/management of each?

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