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list covers everything you need to ready a room in a safe and orderly fashion. In case you can't read my handwriting, here's what each hand on the OR Clock signifies: 12 Is your bed ready to receive your patient? 1 Have you spoken with anesthesia? 2 Do you need your boom set up for your case start, do you need lead? 3 Have you communicated with your surgeon? 4 Have you started all necessary programs for your case? 5 Did you pull necessary supplies from the core, including drugs? 6 Is your case cart completed and in the room with necessary pans included? 7 Do you have all the necessary equipment in the room, and is it ori- ented appropriately for your case? 8 Help your scrub or first assistant open for the case. 9 Have you discussed with your scrub if they are ready to bring the patient back? 10 Do you have your positioning aids close and available for your case start? Did you turn on your Bovie machine, and is your suction hooked up and ready to attach to the field? 11 If you've completed all these steps, then your room is properly set up and you're ready to go! Natalie Stewart-Mast, BSN, RN Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt 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 • 1 1 • LIKE CLOCKWORK Natalie Stewart-Mast, BSN, RN, stands before her OR Clock poster at the AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo. Nashville, Tenn. natalie.k.stewart@vumc.org.

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