Moderate Sedation/Analgesia

2nd Edition

Core Competencies for Practice

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  • Print ISBN 9780721603247

Key Features

  • Includes a greater focus on the core competencies necessary for clinical practice.
  • Concept Checks are integrated throughout to help the learner assess the mastering of the content presented.
  • Includes the recommended standards of practice from the ANA, AORN, American Academy of Pediatrics, and JCAHO's Sample Policies & Procedures.
  • Contains sample clinical competencies for moderate sedation so the book can be used as a study guide and measurement tool.
  • Incorporates throughout important information on the specific moderate sedation parameters of the pediatric and geriatric patients addressing preprocedural assessment, physiologic variations, pharmacologic considerations and sedative techniques.
  • Includes a comprehensive pharmacologic profile of each medication used in the moderate sedation practice setting.

Table of Contents

UNIT ONE: Preprocedural Patient Care
1. Goals, Definitions, Practice Standards and Guidelines
2. Presedation Assessment and Patient Selection

UNIT TWO: Procedural Patient Care
3. Pharmacologic Concepts
4. Sedation/Analgesia Medication and Techniques of Administration
5. Sedation/Analgesia Pharmacologic Profile
6. Procedural Patient Monitoring
7. Airway Management and Management of Respiratory Complications
8. Intravenous Insertion Techniques/Intravenous Solutions
9. Geriatric Patient Care
10. Pediatric Patient Care

UNIT THREE: Postsedation Patient Care
11. Postsedation Patient Care, Monitoring, and Discharge Criteria
12. Risk Management Strategies

APPENDICES
A. Practice Guidelines for Sedation and Analgesia by Non-Anesthesiologists
B. Joint Commissions: Standards for Sedation and Anesthesia Care
C. Endorsement of Position Statement on the Role of the Regional Nurse (RN) in the Management of Patients Receiving IV Conscious Sedation for Short-Term Therapeutic, Diagnostic, or Surgical Procedures
D. American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Drugs
E. Clinical Competencies for Sedation-Analgesia
F. American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
G. Learner Self-Assessment References

Details

No. of pages:
352
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2004
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9780721603247

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