Day Surgery: Contemporary Approaches to Nursing Care:
- Provides a comprehensive overview of nursing approaches in day surgery
- Utilises models of care
- Includes evidence based practice
- Provides practical advice on management of day surgery services including setting up and implementing nurse led services in the area.
1 Introduction to Day Surgery (Phillipa Ryan Withero).
Overview of services.
Common presenting conditions.
Recent innovations in day surgery.
2 Models of Care (Fiona Timmins).
Outline of conceptual models of nursing care.
The Roper, Logan and Tierney Model.
Orem s self–care defi cit theory of nursing.
Peplau s conceptual frame of reference for psychodynamic Nursing.
Evaluation of the contribution of conceptual models of nursing to day surgery practice.
Background and development of care pathways.
What is a care pathway?
Developing care pathways.
Examples of care pathways in current use.
3 Nurse–led Pre–admission Clinics (Jo Gilmartin).
The emergence of nurse–led interventions.
The pre–assessment process.
Setting up a nurse–led pre–admission clinic.
4 Practice Development (Robert McSherry, Kay Scott and Sharon Farlow).
What do we mean by practice development?
Applying practice development initiatives in day surgery units.
5 Day Surgery Management (Anne–Marie Brady).
Management and leadership.
Planning day surgery services.
Planning day surgery facilities.
Human resource management.
Managing the provision of services.
6 Communication Issues in Day Surgery (Catherine McCabe).
Importance of communication in day surgery.
7 Providing Information and Support (Margaret McCann).
Day surgery and patient education.
Patient education and management of anxiety.
Patient education process.
Principles of patient education.