Nursing Management

OF THE SURGICAL PATIENT

Target Audience:
Surgical department nurses OR nurses

Requirements for participants: RN

Number of participants:

8-12

Duration:

1 week

Course Structure:

Presentations and lectures, case discussions, clinical observations.

Background

With the progress and development of surgical technologies, the nursing care of a surgical patient has become more complex and unique.
To promote each patient’s optimal health, recovery, and personal welfare, nurses in the hospital and outpatient setting must demonstrate extensive knowledge and skills in caring for these complex cases.

Main Objectives

To acquire knowledge and up-to-date clinical skills when managing the surgical patient’s treatment.

Main Course topics:

  • Introduction to anatomy and physiology in surgery
  • Nursing management of the surgical patient
  • Post-surgical complications
  • Wound treatment and dressings workshop
  • Treatment of the patient with a stoma/ fistula
  • Nutrition for the surgical patient
  • Management of patients receiving TPN
  • Diagnosis and treatment of breast disease
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Nursing management of patients with breast disease
  • Bleeding of esophageal varices
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Intestinal diseases – Crohn’s disease and diverticulitis
  • Intestinal obstruction
  • Diagnosis and treatment of hernia patients
  • Surgical treatment for obesity
  • Kidney and liver transplants
  • Nursing management of kidney transplant patient
  • Pancreatic surgery – diseases and treatment methods
  • Nursing management of burn patients
  • Joint surgery
  • Nursing management of hip fractures
  • Nursing management of trauma patients
  • REPLANT surgeries
  • IPEC+CRS
  • Gender reassignment surgery
* The course structure serves as a guideline and can be modified and tailored according to the needs and objectives of each client.

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