identifying and solving patient care problems
putting into operation surgery departments ' missions
directing and contributing to strategic planning
creating an atmosphere that allows staff to make sound decisions by following their gut feelings Ambulatory surgery care occurs in a decreased time frame, which means we must be able to perform tasks quickly and efficiently to ensure a positive patient outcome. Some skills required include ability to gather information from patients and family, make accurate judgments, use critical thinking skills and prioritize. Patients are to be considered as a whole, the goal of the care being provided, the best way to meet the goal, and how we can provide the most positive outcomes for patients. There are many opportunities to demonstrate critical thinking in
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