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

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2 2 • 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 S crub nurses need incredible dexterity and directional control to assist in laparoscopic cases. To help them develop their laparoscopic-assisting skills and build their confidence in a non-stressful environment, our nurses practice on the Operation board game you may have played as a kid. This is a simple do-it-yourself project. Remove the top from a cardboard box. Wrap the box in rubberized shelf liner to help the trocars stay in place. For stability, place a few strips of black duct tape on the underside of the box where you make the holes for the trocars. Find an empty OR, lay the box over the Operation game on an OR table, and you're ready to go. Our OR supervisor serves as the doctor during the hour-long training sessions, in which nurses try to pick up the game's tiny Operation Board Game Sharpens Lap-Assisting Skills HAND-EYE COORDINATION • DEXTERITY The Operation board game lets nurses brush up on their laparoscopic- assisting skills.

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