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

ISBN-10: 1416051937

ISBN-13: 9781416051930

Edition: 2nd 2010

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Description: Written by the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ASPAN), this all-in-one reference includes all of the vital information you need to succeed on the CAPA® and CPAN® certification exams and excel in practice. Coverage of both in-hospital and ambulatory care make this text the perfect text for any care setting. Plus, new chapters on bariatric care and postoperative and postdischarge nausea and vomiting and the newest guidelines in all key clinical areas keep you up to date with the latest advances and concerns in the field. Authored by ASPAN - the ultimate authority on scope of practice, competency, and patient care in perianesthesia nursing - for the most reliable content available.Combined perianesthesia nursing and ambulatory surgical nursing core curriculum focuses on the full scope of perianesthesia nursing regardless of the setting, making it an ideal resource for in-hospital and ambulatory practice.An entire section on life span considerations addresses basic human growth and development changes for each major age group to prepare you to treat patients of any age.Competency of Preoperative Assessment and Core Competencies of PACU Nursing provide the thorough coverage you need to prepare for and pass the CAPA and CPAN exams.A section on surgical specialties includes detailed information for each specialty area including anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, operative procedures, postanesthesia priorities, extended observation, and potential complications including anesthesia and pain management.Appendixes on certification and test taking strategies provide outstanding tools to prepare for success on the perianesthesia certification exams.Expert editors, Lois Schick and Pamela Windle, share their years of experience in the field and as former Presidents of ASPAN to provide current, clinically-applicable perianesthesia patient care information.Postoperative and Postdischarge Nausea and Vomiting chapter helps you identify patients more likely to be at risk for nausea and vomiting, take preventive measures, and provide proper care.Bariatric Care covers screening, pre-procedure, and post-procedure care of patients undergoing bariatric surgery and prepares you for the special challenges and concerns associated with this patient population.Updated 2008-2010 Standards on all perianesthesia topics have been implemented throughout to ensure you have the latest content to study for both the CAPA and CPAN exams and provide the best, most cutting-edge patient care possible.Increased coverage of ambulatory care integrated into each surgical care chapter includes vital information on assessing, caring for, and educating patients of outpatient procedures before sending them home.The Care and Surgical chapters have been combined to make it easy to find the relevant care information for each surgical procedure by specialty.

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Book details

List price: $65.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 11/27/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1488
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.25" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 5.610
Language: English

Professional Competencies
Evolution of Peranesthesia Care
Standards for Ethical Practice
Patient and Family Education
Research and Evidence-Based Practice
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 Geriatric 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
Core Competencies of PACU Nursing
Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Balance
Anesthetic Agents and Adjuncts
Moderate Sedation/Analgesia
Thermoregulation
Postoperative and Postdischarge Nausea and Vomiting
Pain and Comfort Management
Hemodynamic Monitoring
Perianesthesia Complications
Hematologic Care
PACU Phase I Discharge Criteria
Surgical Specialties
Respiratory Care
Cardiovascular Care
Neurologic Care
Endocrine Care
Gastrointestinal Care
General Care
Renal/Genitourinary Care
Gynecologic and Reproductive Care
Obstetric Care
Ophthalmologic Care
Oral/Maxillofacial/Dental Care
Orthopedic Care
Otorhinolaryngologic Care
Peripheral Vascular Care
Plastic and Reconstructive Care
Podiatric Care
Trauma Care
Bariatric Care
Special Procedures
Ambulatory Surgical Nursing Competencies
Immediate Postoperative Assessment & Postanesthesia Assessment Phase II
Patient Discharge Education in Phase II Setting
Discharge Planning: Extended Observation, Home and Follow-up Care
Certification of Perianesthesia Nurses: The CPAN� & CAPA� Certification Programs
Test Taking Strategies
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