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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/156743
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Cappagh Nurses Managing Continuous Epidural Infusions at Ward Level
Abstract:
Cappagh Nurses Managing Continuous Epidural Infusions at Ward Level
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2004
Conference Date:July 21, 2004
Author:Bell, Finola, RGN, RGM, ONC, BNS, MSC
P.I. Institution Name:Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital
Co-Authors:Rosemary Masterson, RGN, ONC, BNS, RNT, MSc
Epidural analgesia is the administration of local anaesthetic agents and / or analgesics into the epidural space by continuous or intermittent infusion and is used in Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital, Dublin, to control post-operative pain following arthroplasty procedures. An Bord Altranais suggested in their Guide to nurses and midwives on the administration of medical preparations that: ‘The nurse shall have theoretical instruction and supervised clinical practice before undertaking the maintenance of continuous or intermittent epidural analgesic infusions. This guideline from the Irish Nursing Board prompted: the development of an epidural nursing policy, the development and delivery of an epidural education programme, the development of new nursing documentation that reflected the standards of care and practice underpinning the nursing management of patients receiving continuous epidural analgesia. As a result the role of the nurse with regard to continuous epidural management was significiently expanded. The poster presentation will: address the reasons for changing practice, detail the project plan and the process of practice change implementation. It will include the clinical assessment guidelines and the new nursing documentation. Finally, the achievements following the initiative will be outlined.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
21-Jul-2004
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleCappagh Nurses Managing Continuous Epidural Infusions at Ward Levelen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/156743-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Cappagh Nurses Managing Continuous Epidural Infusions at Ward Level</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2004</td></tr><tr class="item-conference-date"><td class="label">Conference Date:</td><td class="value">July 21, 2004</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Bell, Finola, RGN, RGM, ONC, BNS, MSC</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">fin.bell@oceanfree.net</td></tr><tr class="item-co-authors"><td class="label">Co-Authors:</td><td class="value">Rosemary Masterson, RGN, ONC, BNS, RNT, MSc</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">Epidural analgesia is the administration of local anaesthetic agents and / or analgesics into the epidural space by continuous or intermittent infusion and is used in Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital, Dublin, to control post-operative pain following arthroplasty procedures. An Bord Altranais suggested in their Guide to nurses and midwives on the administration of medical preparations that: &lsquo;The nurse shall have theoretical instruction and supervised clinical practice before undertaking the maintenance of continuous or intermittent epidural analgesic infusions. This guideline from the Irish Nursing Board prompted: the development of an epidural nursing policy, the development and delivery of an epidural education programme, the development of new nursing documentation that reflected the standards of care and practice underpinning the nursing management of patients receiving continuous epidural analgesia. As a result the role of the nurse with regard to continuous epidural management was significiently expanded. The poster presentation will: address the reasons for changing practice, detail the project plan and the process of practice change implementation. It will include the clinical assessment guidelines and the new nursing documentation. Finally, the achievements following the initiative will be outlined.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T15:05:27Z-
dc.date.issued2004-07-21en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T15:05:27Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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