Prepare for your CPAN® or CAPA® exam with the only question-based review of perianesthesia nursing! Certification Review for Perianesthesia Nursing, 4th Edition is written by the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ASPAN) - the leading organization for perianesthesia nursing education, research, and practice standards. A total of more than 650 multiple-choice review questions includes case study and clinical application questions, answers, detailed rationales, references to current literature, and an interactive online Review Tool that includes 175 additional questions to use for practice! Edited by Theresa Clifford and Denise O'Brien, this ASPAN review is the most effective way to prepare for your certification exam in hospital postanesthesia or ambulatory perianesthesia nursing.
Chapter 1: Certification of Perianesthesia Nurses: CPAN and CAPA Certification Programs
Chapter 2: Respiratory, Cardiovascular, Peripheral Vascular, and Hematological Systems
Chapter 3: Neurological and Gastrointestinal Systems
Chapter 4: Renal and Integumentary Systems
Chapter 5: Genitourological, Reproductive, and Musculoskeletal Systems
Chapter 6: Endocrine System, Fluids, and Electrolytes
Chapter 7: Maintenance of Normothermia, Physiological Comfort, Therapeutic Environment
Chapter 8: Anesthesia, Malignant Hyperthermia
Chapter 9: Diversity, Psychosocial Assistance
Chapter 10: Patient/Family Education
Chapter 11: ASPAN Standards, Documentation, Regulatory Guidelines, and Patient Safety Needs
O'Brien, Denise Perianesthesia Clinical Nurse Specialist, University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, Adjunct Clinical Instructor, University of Michigan School of Nursing, Ann Arbor, Michigan.