Narrator: Today, we are gonna be teaching preoperative nurse interns how to be operating room nurses. These are nurses that have graduated from nursing school and they are learning how to be nurses in the operating room.
We will teach them how to scrub their hands. We will teach them how to do a surgical rub which is an alcohol antiseptic on our hands. We will teach them how to gown and glove. We will teach them how to gown and glove a surgeon. We will teach them how to set up a table. All of the instruments, they have to count the instruments. Then, we will teach them how to put the drape on the patient. We will teach them how to hand instruments to the doctor and I usually play the doctor. We work on universal protocol which is our time out. We work on fire risk assessment which is important in our patient’s safety.
Nurse1: We will take our time out now.
Doctor Fitzgerald: I’m Doctor Fitzgerald.
Nurse 2: I’m Airene, I’m the Circulator.
Nurse 3: I’m [inaudible]
Nurse 4: I’m [inaudible]
Nurse 5: This is Mr. Jones. We are going to do an exploratory laparotomy . There is no side. He is in supine position. We have our x-rays up on the wall. We do not need implants. There will be a specimen and we will be about two hours. I think it’s gonna go pretty well today. I think we are gonna be fine.
Nurse 1: ASA [ ]
Nurse 2: [ ] enzyme given
Nurse 3: IV access on the left arm
Nurse 2: blood products are [ ]
Nurse 1: Patient no special concern
Nurse 1: Our equipment is sterile today. We have normal ceiling for irrigation and there is a fire risk assessment of one.
Nurse 1: Raytec?
Nurse 1 and 2: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1
Nurse 1: Count is correct.