NYEE Perioperative Nurses: Communication and Teamwork in the Operating Room

By Christina Walker, RN, MA

Communication and Teamwork in the Operating RoomNovember 9 through 13, 2015 marks the celebration of PeriOperative Nurses Week, an annual commemoration of the surgical nurses’ important role and commitment to safe patient care.

At NYEE, our perioperative nursing team works in collaboration with other healthcare professionals, including surgeons, anesthesia providers, surgical assistants, and other clinical personnel.

This large team must work together to provide the safest, most efficient care to all of our patients undergoing surgical procedures and one of the most important tools we have in this collaboration is our ability to communicate with one another. Read more