PS15 Guideline for the Perioperative Care of Patients Selected for Day Stay Procedures - Tasmania


You will need to comply with these guidelines if you intend to work as a nurse at a surgical class day-procedure centre.

These guidelines are intended to assist practitioners and healthcare facilities in the perioperative care of patients presenting for day stay procedures.

These guidelines outline:

  • selection guidelines for day stay procedures
  • patient selection and anaesthesia factors
  • surgical / procedural considerations
  • post-anaesthesia care and discharge arrangements
  • adequacy of resources
  • auditing of outcomes.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Health Service Establishments Act 2006 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Health

Regulation, Licensing and Accreditation Unit

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