Perianesthesia Nursing Core Curriculum: Preprocedure, Phase I And Phase Ii Pacu Nursing

Paperback | April 24, 2015

byLois Aspan, Lois Schick, Pamela E Windle

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Prepare to succeed on the CPAN®and CAPA®exams with this authoritative guide from ASPAN!PeriAnesthesia Nursing Core Curriculum, 3rd Edition is a comprehensive reference that helps you care for patients before and after anesthesia in all types of settings. There's no other review like it. Coverage of the full scope of perianesthesia nursing makes it an ideal resource for both in-hospital and ambulatory care. And to keep you current, this edition also describes the newest advances in interventional radiology, robotics, and endoscopy procedures. Written by the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses and edited by respected perianesthesia nurses Lois Schick and Pam Windle, this book will help you develop the skills and expertise you need to excel on your certification exam and in practice.

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Prepare to succeed on the CPAN®and CAPA®exams with this authoritative guide from ASPAN!PeriAnesthesia Nursing Core Curriculum, 3rd Edition is a comprehensive reference that helps you care for patients before and after anesthesia in all types of settings. There's no other review like it. Coverage of the full scope of perianesthesia nurs...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:1400 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:April 24, 2015Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323279902

ISBN - 13:9780323279901

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Table of Contents

SECTION ONE: PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES
1. Evolution of Perianesthesia Care
2. Standards, Legal Issues and Practice Settings
3. Safety, Quality Improvement, and Regulatory Agencies
4. Research and EvidenceBased Practice
SECTION TWO: PREOPERATIVE ASSESSMENT COMPETENCIES
5. Preoperative Evaluation
6. Preexisting Medical Conditions
7. Transcultural Nursing and Alternative Therapies
8. The Mentally and Physically Challenged Patient
SECTION THREE: LIFE SPAN COMPETENCIES
9. The Pediatric Patient
10. The Adolescent Patient
11. The Adult Patient
12. The Geriatric Patient
SECTION FOUR: PERIANESTHESIA COMPETENCIES
13. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
14. Anesthesia, Moderate Sedation/Analgesia
15. Thermoregulation
16. Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting
17. Pain and Comfort
18. Perianesthesia Complications
SECTION FIVE: SYSTEM COMPETENCIES
19. Respiratory
20. Cardiovascular
21. Neurological
22. Endocrine
23. Gastrointestinal
24. General Surgery
25. Hematology
26. Renal/Genitourinary
27. Obstetrics and Gynecology
28. Ophthalmology
29. Oral/Maxillofacial/Dental
30. Orthopedics and Podiatry
31. Otorhinolaryngology
32. Peripheral Vascular Disease
33. Plastic and Reconstruction
34. Bariatrics
35. Trauma
36. Interventional Radiology and Special Procedures
SECTION SIX: EDUCATION AND DISCHARGE COMPETENCIES
37. Postoperative/Postprocedure Assessment
38. Discharge Criteria, Education, and Postprocedure Care
APPENDIXES
Appendix A: Certification of Perianesthesia Nurses: The CPAN® and CAPA® Certification Programs
Appendix B: Test Taking Strategies