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J A N U A R Y 2 0 1 9 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y. N E T • 6 1 W hen it comes to administering regional anesthesia blocks, we're big believers in the invaluable role a dedicated block nurse coordinator can play. It wasn't always that way, though. Here at the Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital, we were faced with what was essentially a good problem to have: a growing anesthesia team that was more than willing and certainly able to provide regional Amy Berardinelli, DNP, RN, CPAN, NE-BC | Mayfield Heights, Ohio The Case for a Block Nurse Coordinator Our regional anesthesia program ran like a well-oiled machine when we put a point person in charge. • MISSING LINK With the addition of Ted Link, RN, our full-time regional block nurse coordinator (second from left), the effi- ciency of our block program has dramatically improved. Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital

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