NCLEX RN Practice Question # 844

NCLEX Examination.

Practice Question # 844.


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Operating Room (OR) Protocols

Operating room protocol is a collection of principles that must be followed by the staff present in the operating room to ensure safety of the patient and the staff. The new residents, medical students and nurses must understand these principles before entering the operating room. Various important components of operating room protocol include followings:

  • To understand the basic concept of aseptic technique
  • To know how to apply the concept of aseptic technique in operating room
  • Demonstrate surgical scrub, gowning, and gloving
  • Identify various hazards in the surgical setting
  • Identify the role of the scrub person, circulating nurse, and medical student
  • Discuss ways the untrained medical personnel can participate in the care of the patient and thereby become an active, useful member of the surgical team

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