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Same-Day Surgery

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Same-Day Surgery gives authoritative, concise news and advice for hospital-based same-day surgery programs, freestanding ambulatory surgery centers, and office-based surgery programs. Each monthly issue will help you operate your same-day surgery program in a manner that is efficient, compliant, and safe, and one that generates high satisfaction for staff and patients while providing positive clinical outcomes.

Same-Day Surgery will provide you with practical, authoritative and objective coverage on the management and clinical issues impacting you most, such as:

  • cutting-edge information on infection control;
  • latest updates on federal regulations, reimbursement, and accreditation;
  • tips on risk management;
  • advice on improving documentation;
  • cost containment recommendations from your peers.

A one-year subscription includes 12 issues per year PLUS the quarterly supplement SDS Accreditation Update. With your paid subscription, you'll also receive this online report free: Avoiding Ambulatory Surgery Liability: Staying in the Know and Out of Court.

View a sample PDF by clicking here: Same-Day Surgery

Faculty: Physician Editor: Stephen Punzak, MD, CEO, Medical Web Technologies, Willington, CT.
Nurse planner: Kay Ball, RN, PhD, CNOR, FAAN, Perioperative Consultant/Educator, K&D Medical, Lewis Center, OH.

Objectives: The objectives of Same-Day Surgery are to:

  • identify clinical, managerial, regulatory, or social issues relating to ambulatory surgery care;
  • describe how current issues in ambulatory surgery affect clinical and management practices;
  • incorporate practical solutions to ambulatory surgery issues and concerns into daily practices.

Target Audience: This activity is intended for same-day surgery managers, including directors of surgery, medical directors, administrators, nurse managers, surgeons, and others.


AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AHC Media is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designation:

This activity has been approved for 16.5 nursing contact hours using a 60-minute contact hour.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider #14749, for 16.5 contact hours.

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

It is in effect for 24 months after the date of publication.

Physicians and nurses participate in this CME/CNE activity by reading the issues, using the provided references for further research and studying the questions at the end of each issue. Participants will then be directed to a website, where they will complete an online assessment to show what they’ve learned. They must score 100 on the assessment in order to complete the activity, but they are allowed to answer the questions multiple times if needed. After they have successfully completed the assessment, they will be directed to an online activity evaluation form. Once that is submitted, they will receive their credit letter.

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