What Do Surgical Nurses Do?
Surgical nurses provide care before, during and after surgery, including assisting the surgeon(s) during procedures. They help create and implement a plan for both the care and recovery of patients post-surgery, as well as help prepare patients for surgery and communicate with physicians - including surgeons - during perioperative care. Tasks performed during surgical procedures include handing instruments to the surgeon, providing suction and checking patients' vital signs to ensure they remain…Read more
- Conduct rounds, recording patient conditions and care provided.
- Administer medication and other medical care.
- Assess patients’ condition in surgical unit.