Nursing Continuing Education

Cystocele surgery Teaching 2133

SN instructed that the Cystocele surgery or bladder prolapse surgery is a reconstructive surgery of the pelvic floor with the goal of restoring the organs to their original position. Some types of reconstructive surgery are done through an incision in the vagina. Others are done through an incision in the abdomen or with laparoscopy. Recovery time varies depending on the type of surgery. Fixation or suspension using your own tissues ( uterosacral ligament suspension and sacrospinous fixation ). These procedures are performed through the vagina and may involve less recovery time than those performed through the abdomen. You usually need to take a few weeks off from work. For the first few weeks, you should avoid vigorous exercise, lifting and straining. You also should avoid sexual intercourse for several weeks after surgery.

Advance Directives Teaching 1975

SN instructed on the benefits of having Advance Directives. What are advance directives? Advance directives are legal documents that allow you to spell out ahead of time what types medical care you would want if you ever became unable to speak for yourself. These documents can help ensure that you get the care you want even if you have an unexpected serious illness or accident. The documents can also make things easier for the people who will need to make decisions for you if you ever become unable to make them for yourself.

Discharge Teaching 1716

Patient and caregiver taught on discharge planning, to follow up with PCP with any new changes, to continue with care as instructed and/or taught by nurse.

Discharge Teaching 106

Instructed in D/C planning. Instructed to keep MD appointments, take medication exactly as MD ordered and report any S/E and/or S/S to avoid further complications.