Presenter Information

Roger Conant

Faculty Sponsor

Robin Leger

Status

Graduate

Publication Date

5-1-2021

Department

School of Nursing

Description

This project is focused on improving outcomes and length of stay for patients having surgery. Average length of stay for colectomy and hysterectomy patients at CHA is greater than the national average. Also, narcotic usage for this patient population is high and results in increased post-op complications. A multidisciplinary team developed protocols to standardize treatment of these patients before and after surgery.

Presentation Type

Presentation

Included in

Nursing Commons

COinS
 

Enhancing Recovery for Patients Undergoing Colectomy and Hysterectomy procedures: Multidisciplinary-led Protocol Implementation.

This project is focused on improving outcomes and length of stay for patients having surgery. Average length of stay for colectomy and hysterectomy patients at CHA is greater than the national average. Also, narcotic usage for this patient population is high and results in increased post-op complications. A multidisciplinary team developed protocols to standardize treatment of these patients before and after surgery.