Admission of Patients to the Policy # 101
1.1 All pre-operative preparations must be completed and equipment in a ready
status before the patient is taken into the operating room.
2.1 Circulating Nurse. It is the responsibility and therefore, the authority
of the OR Circulating Nurse to determine that the chart is in order before
the patient is taken into the Operating Room.
2.1.1 Identification band in place on the patient’s arm.
2.1.2 Correctly completed and signed Oper