PeriAnesthesia Nursing Core Curriculum Preoperative, Phase I and Phase II PACU Nursing

ISBN-10: 0721603653
ISBN-13: 9780721603650
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Description: To best serve the needs of practicing perianesthesia nurses, content from Core Curriculum for PeriAnesthesia Nursing, 4th Edition and Ambulatory Surgical Nursing Core Curriculum were combined into one new core, PeriAnesthesia Nursing Core  More...

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Book details

List price: $88.95
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 4/30/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1368
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 4.686
Language: English

To best serve the needs of practicing perianesthesia nurses, content from Core Curriculum for PeriAnesthesia Nursing, 4th Edition and Ambulatory Surgical Nursing Core Curriculum were combined into one new core, PeriAnesthesia Nursing Core Curriculum. This new core adds additional key content to provide the most comprehensive reference for perianesthesia practice, from preanesthesia through postanesthesia Phase 3. This one resource provides practicing perianesthesia nurses with the complete scope of practice in line with and as defined by ASPAN. Focuses on ASPANs full scope of perianesthesia nursing practice regardless of the practice setting. Provides the core content necessary to demonstrate competency as a perianesthesia nurse. Includes a section on LifeSpan Considerations, Unit 3, to help the nurse understand the full scope of perianesthesia care from pediatrics through older adult life. Unit 4, Competency of Preoperative Assessment incorporates all aspects of the complete assessment of the patient and family including key areas such as cultural and alternative/complementary therapies. Unit 6, Surgical Specialties provides a consistent format presentation for each specialty area, including anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, operative procedures, postanesthesia priorities: phases 1, 2, and 3, and where necessary, potential complications including anesthesia and pain management. An appendix on Certification Concepts and Testing Strategies along with the core content provides an outstanding tool to prepare for certification as a perinanesthesia nurse (CPAN) or as an ambulatory perianesthesia nurse (CAPA).

Professional Competencies
Evolution of Perianesthesia Care
Standards for Ethical Practice
The Nursing Process
Patient and Family Education
Nursing Research
Legal Issues
Environment of Care
Practice Settings
Policies and Procedures
Regulatory Agencies and Accreditation
Safety
Continuous Quality Improvement
Life Span Considerations
Human Growth and Development
The Pediatric Patient
The Adolescent Patient
The Adult Patient
The Elderly Patient
Competency of Preoperative Assessment
Preoperative Assessment Programs
History and Physical Examinations
Preexisting Medical Conditions
Complementary and Alternative Therapies
The Mentally and Physically Challenged Patient
Transcultural Nursing
Immediate Preoperative Preparation
Core Competencies of PACU Nursing
Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
Acid-Base Balance
Anesthetic Agents and Adjuncts
Moderate Sedation/Analgesia
Thermoregulation
Pain and Comfort Management
Hemodynamic Monitoring
Respiratory Care
Cardiovascular Care
Neurologic Care
Hematologic Care
Immediate Postoperative Assessment
Perianesthesia Complications
PACU Phase I Discharge Criteria
Surgical Specialties
Respiratory Surgery
Cardiovascular Surgery
Neurologic Surgery
Endocrine Surgery
Gastrointestinal Surgery
General Surgery
Renal/Genitourinary Surgery
Gynecologic and Reproductive Surgery
Obstetric Surgery
Ophthalmologic Procedures
Oral/Maxillofacial/Dental Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery
Otorhinolaryngologic Surgery
Peripheral Vascular Surgery
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Podiatric Surgery
Trauma Surgery
Special Procedures
Ambulatory Surgical Nursing Competencies
Postanesthesia Assessment Phase II
Patient Discharge Education in the Phase II Setting
Discharge Planning: Home and Phase III
Home Support Network
Postprocedure Follow-up
Phase III Settings
Certification of Perianesthesia Nurses: The CPAN and CAPA Certification Programs
Certification Concepts and Testing Strategies
Credits
Index

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