Sample Checklist for Surgical Team Services (Admission/Discharge)

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SURGICAL TEAM SERVICES
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( ) Paediatric Surgery Department ( ) Plastic Surgery Department

( ) Neurosurgery Department ( ) Transplant Surgery Department

( ) Eye Surgery Department

ADMISSION:

1.0 Patient's admission process in the hospital's surgical service

| |MET |PARTIALLY |NOT | | | |MET |MET | |1.1 Evaluation of patient at the point of first contact to match the patient to surgical care | | a. Identifying the scope of care and treatment delivered to | | | | |patient either in the in-patient or ambulatory care setting | | | | | b. Proper evaluation process to ensure ability of the service to | | | | |deliver care and treatment | | | | | c. If the patient's needs are not met, there is alternative process | | | | |for stabilizing the patient or for referral system | | | | |1.2 Categorization according to the need of the service | | a. Priority given to immediate needs (emergency care) | | | | | b. Waiting lists are established and maintained | | | | | c. Pre-registration system for ambulatory patients (non-urgent | | | | |care) | | | | |1.3 Operational policies and procedures are followed for admitting the patient | | a. Patient-related information taken from: | | | | |□ patient; and/or immediate family | | | | |□ patient's significant others (friends, relatives, etc.) | | | | |□ referring practitioners | | | | |□ records of previous related visits | | | | |*tick the box that applies | | | | | b. Informed consent taken from: | | | | |□ patient (at legal age) | | | | |□ if underage or incapacitated, patient's father or from | | | | |patient's brother (at legal age) | | | | |□ in absence...
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