ERAS® – A Success from the Nurse’s Perspective
A newly published article based on a survey among ERAS® Nurses, brings up factors such as improving patient outcomes and satisfaction being rated as main motivators for an ERAS® implementation. Further, in order to sustain a successful ERAS® Implementation, factors such as continuous staff education and coordination beyond the implementation period, appear to be of utmost importance.
Suggestions for a sustainable ERAS® program were 1) resources for continuous training, 2) regular feedback on ERAS® compliance for team motivation and 3) discuss state-of-the-art publications for evidence-based care. Overall, the ERAS® program is evaluated as a success from the nurse’s perspective. Read more here
Encare offers the ERAS® Interactive Audit System for continuous quality audit and follow-up of the ERAS® work and is available including Protocols for the surgical areas of Colorectal, Gynecology, Urology/Cystectomy, Pancreas, Liver, Bariatric, Head & Neck, and Breast Reconstruction.
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