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Care of patients undergoing day case inguinal hernia repair

Care of patients undergoing day case inguinal hernia repair

Care of patients undergoing day case inguinal hernia repair

Clare Bridgett Hammond
Clare Bridgett Hammond
on behalf of Royal College of Nursing

$30.00 $ 30.00 $ 30.00

$30.00 $ 30.00 $ 30.00

$ 30.00 $ 30.00 $ 30.00
$ 30.00 $ 30.00 $ 30.00
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Launch date: 29 Jan 2018
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Last updated: 25 Oct 2018

Reference: 186426

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

Inguinal hernia repair is a common operation often performed as a day case procedure. Day surgery is popular with patients and offers many benefits. This learning module outlines the most common forms of hernia repair and discusses the need for general or local anaesthesia. Basic principles of day surgery management, including patient selection criteria, pain relief, post-operative information, nurse-led discharge and subsequent aftercare are described, many of which are applicable to other day surgery procedures.

Objectives

The aim of this module is to provide an overview of the pathology of an inguinal hernia and the indications for surgical repair.

On completion of this course you will gain an understanding of:
Describe the pathology of an inguinal hernia and reasons for surgical repair.
Outline the most common methods of inguinal hernia repair, including open surgery and laparoscopic surgery.
List the benefits of performing hernia repair under local anaesthesia.
Discuss why day surgery is appropriate for the majority of patients undergoing inguinal hernia repair.
Describe the basic principles of day surgery, in particular regarding analgesia, which can be applied to other procedures.
Explain the importance of providing patient information to aid early detection and treatment of post-operative complications.
Clare Bridgett Hammond

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Clare Bridgett Hammond
on behalf of Royal College of Nursing

Interim matron and senior sister in specialised surgery, University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • 0.50 Hours
  • Royal College of Nursing (RCN)
  • 1.00 Hours

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