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Battle Post-op Pain Without Opioids - April 2016 - Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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2 8 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • A P R I L 2 0 1 6 O ur surgical team debriefs at the end of every procedure to discuss what went right and what could have gone better. Staff members are invited to submit their ideas for improve- ment on small squares of paper. To keep them in the loop as we assess the proposed action items, we created a stoplight bulletin board divided into 3 segments: red for the suggestions we're unable to resolve, yellow for the suggestions we're working on and green for the suggestions that have been implemented. The staff now knows we're listening to their feedback and can check the bulletin board to track the progress of their proposed changes. Jessica Geddings, BSN, RN, NE-BC, CSPDT KershawHealth Camden, S.C. jgeddings@kershawhealth.org Green Means Go for Change • ON BOARD A traffic light dis- play is a great way to show staff that their feedback is valued. Jessica Geddings, BSN, RN, NE-BC, CSPDT Ideas Work That

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