What Can Surgical Techs Do to Prevent Retained Surgical Items?

Every day throughout the country, people undergo surgical procedures to address a wide variety of problems or issues. Unfortunately, during some of these procedures, a surgical instrument may be left behind after the surgery is complete. That can cause major problems for the patient. Background During a procedure, a surgical team may use numerous instruments. […]

Think of It as Building Relationships and Not Networking

To some people, the idea of networking seems intimidating. Fortunately, there’s a simple way to ease the pressure and reduce the intimidation: Think of it as building relationships and not as networking. Getting Started In a healthy relationship, there’s give and take. People support each other, lean on each other, and help each other through […]