PeriAnesthesia Nursing Core Curriculum. Preprocedure, Phase I and Phase II PACU Nursing. Edition No. 3

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  • 1400 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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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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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
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Schick, Lois Perianesthesia Nursing Consultant, Per Diem Staff Nurse, Exempla Lutheran Medical Center, Wheatridge, CO.

Windle, Pamela E Nurse Manager, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX.
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