Nazareth Nursing Director Authors Article in National Journal
NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA (September 14, 2012): Lorraine Bigony, MSN, RN, CNOR, ONC, Director of Perioperative Services at Nazareth Hospital, has authored an article entitled “Is Your Patient Ready for PACU Discharge?” The article appeared in the September 2012 edition of OR Nurse, a national, professional medical journal for nurses who specialize in surgical care.
The article offers evidence-based criteria nursing staff can refer to and should consider when evaluating whether a patient is ready for discharge from post-anesthesia care.
A veteran nursing leader with over 20 years experience, Bigony received her BSN from Immaculata University and her MSN from George Washington University. As Director of Perioperative Services as Nazareth, Bigony oversees the Operating Room, pre-surgical and post-surgical areas, and the short procedure unit.