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Fair and Equal Pay? - January 2016 - Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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2 0 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • J A N U A R Y 2 0 1 6 Ideas That Work ITW W e used to struggle with get- ting residents, sur- geons and staff to put on eye protection before procedures. They would scrub in and get questioned on why they weren't wearing eyewear before a nurse would have to run out and get them a pair. Now, we made eyewear nearly impossible to forget by placing bins at the scrub sink along with signs reminding staff and surgeons to take a pair. There are clean and dirty bins for the glasses, so they are returned, cleaned and reused after a case, not lost or tossed. Brent Klev, MBA, BSN, RN South Jordan Health Center University of Utah Hospital and Clinics South Jordan, Utah brent.klev@hsc.utah.edu Remind Staffers to Don Protective Eyewear SCRUB SINK BINS • EYEWEAR ACCESS Simply making protective eyewear more available increases compliance. Brent Klev, MBA, BSN, RN

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