Direct Supervision In Nursing

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They shifted focus on taking care more of paperwork (or are they?) and not attending and supervising the actual surgery as it unfolds. This persistent breach in supervision is expected, after all current perioperative nurses doesn 't receive instructions and training in nursing school on surgical technology functions and job description anymore, which raises a quandary and a question of how can one supervised when you’re not competent, don’t have the aptitude and knowledge in that capacity. AORN standard defines “Direct Supervision/Supervision” as an active process of directing, guiding and influencing the outcome of the planned activity. The Circulating RN then delegates direct supervision to the surgical technologist during the intraoperative

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