Surgical care improvement project (SCIP)

  • Prophylactic antibiotic within 1 hour prior to incision
  • Prophylactic antibiotic selection
  • Antibiotic discontinued within 24 hours after Anesthesia end time
  • Cardiac Surgery Patients with Controlled 6 A.M. Postoperative Blood Glucose (< or = to 200mg/dl). (Hint: Use post op order set in Paragon- Order set list).
  • Perioperative Temperature Management (equal to or greater than 96.8 Fahrenheit/36 Celsius recorded within the 30 minutes immediately prior to or the 15 minutes immediately after Anesthesia End Time)
  • Urinary catheter removed on Postoperative Day 1 (POD 1) or Postoperative Day 2 (POD 2)
  • Surgery patients on Beta-Blocker therapy prior to arrival, who have received a Beta-Blocker during the perioperative period ( the day prior to surgery through POD 2 )
  • Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Prophylaxis Order and administered within 24 hrs prior to or 24 hrs after surgery