The Cataract Pre Op Surgery Process

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because this data is not recorded. The timeline to complete the review of the cataract pre-op surgery process is November 30, 2015. Kathryn Ramos and Robyn Mayfield, in the education department at GHC, were contacted via email for methods/techniques to improve presentation of patient education. A meeting was scheduled. The following questions were communicated through email: Best practice for presenting education to adults especially 65 years and up; education materials available at GHC either written, internet, or otherwise; best practice for written information; other possible sources of information on education to the elderly (65 years and up); any other information you think would be beneficial. Kathryn and Robyn supplied a…show more content…
The flyers exemplified the rationale for plain language. The details were practical tips for writing in plain language.
Kathryn and Robyn had a few comments regarding the current packet of information given to patients at the Bellevue GHC in the ophthalmology department (personal communication, November 2, 2015). They stated the information contains too much bold print, is disorganized, and too extensive. They indicated they collaborated in producing ‘plain language’ products for other departments within GHC. They query as to where they could be of most benefit. Contact for further instrumentation will be made next year. Their remarks were valuable.
Objective #3. Analyze the collected data to determine the strengths and weakness is the final goal. It appears the pre-anesthesia screener corrects most of the system failures prior to the patient’s scheduled surgery. The pre-anesthesia screener spoke of most of the day dedicated to problem solving and reiterating information with the patient and caregivers prior to surgery. If the pre-operative instructions and education were more transparent, then it may lessen the amount of phone calls and
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