Surgery Champions (video)

Circulating nurses at the Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY play an important role before, during and after surgery.

Advance for Nurses—December 14, 2012

Perioperative nursing is a unique specialty that upholds the highest standards of care. Circulating nurses make sure every detail is in place before surgery, all the while advocating for the physical and emotional needs of the patient. Tasked with ensuring a safe procedure, these nurses must remain vigilant for the sake of their team and the patients they serve. Nurses at Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY discuss the various roles they play in the operating room.

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To learn more about the important part circulating nurses play in patient safety, read the full article at


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