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InstaPoll: Do You Make Visitors Sign In?

Published: May 30, 2017

Do you require the person(s) who accompanies the patient to your facility to sign the visitor log? Tell us in this week's InstaPoll.

Nearly two-thirds (65%) of the 298 respondents to last week's InstaPoll require both a monitoring RN and a circulating RN for nurse-monitored sedation cases. AORN recommends that there be 2 perioperative RNs assigned to care for the patient if the patient is receiving moderate sedation — one to administer sedation and monitor the patient, and one to perform the circulating role. The results:

How many RNs work local anesthetic cases?

  • 2 (1 circulating and 1 monitoring) 66%
  • 1 22%

Dan O'Connor

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