PeriAnesthesia Nursing Core Curriculum - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9780323609180, 9780323639729

PeriAnesthesia Nursing Core Curriculum

4th Edition

Preprocedure, Phase I and Phase II PACU Nursing

Authors: ASPAN Lois Schick Pamela Windle
Paperback ISBN: 9780323609180
eBook ISBN: 9780323639729
eBook ISBN: 9780323639736
eBook ISBN: 9780323639743
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 14th March 2020
Page Count: 984
Info/Buy

Secure Checkout

Personal information is secured with SSL technology.

Free Shipping

Free global shipping
No minimum order.

Description

Prepare to succeed on the CPAN® and CAPA® exams with this authoritative guide from ASPAN! PeriAnesthesia Nursing Core Curriculum, 4th Edition is a comprehensive reference that helps you care for patients before and after anesthesia in all types of settings. Coverage of the full scope of perianesthesia nursing makes it an ideal resource for both inpatient and outpatient care. To keep you current on the many facets of perianesthesia, this edition also describes the newest advances in interventional radiology, robotics, and endoscopy procedures. Written by the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ASPAN) and edited by respected perianesthesia nurses Lois Schick and Pam Windle, this book will help you build the skills and expertise you need to excel on your certification exam and in practice.

Key Features

  • Perianesthesia Complications chapter now appears after the System Competencies section to quickly display complications for all system competencies in one spot to help you find this vital information easily.
  • System Competencies chapters have been updated to focus on specific, non-redundant topics to help you grasp key points right away.
  • UPDATED! Certification of Perianesthesia Nurses and Testing Concepts and Strategies appendicies provide helpful tools for CPAN® or CAPA® certification to assist you to prepare for these exams.
  • This authoritative guide written by ASPAN covers the full scope of perianesthesia practice to help you prepare to succeed in practice and on the CPAN® and CAPA® exams.
  • Easy-to-use outline format serves as a quick review and reference.
  • Objectives at the beginning of each chapter focus on key content to allow you to use the book more effectively.
  • Plentiful boxes, tables and illustrations highlight important references to ensure you get the most out of the book’s mutifaceted topics.
  • A bibliography at the end of every chapter provides additional resources to make it easy for you to research at an in-depth level.

Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS
SECTION ONE: PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES

1. Evolution of Perianesthesia Care
2. Standards, Legal Issues, and Practice Settings
3. Safety, Quality Improvement, and Regulatory and Accrediting Agencies
4. Research and Evidence-Based Practice
SECTION TWO: PREOPERATIVE ASSESSMENT COMPETENCIES
5. Preoperative Evaluation
6. Preexisting Medical Conditions
7. Transcultural Nursing and Alternative Therapies
8. The Developmentally 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
SECTION FIVE: SYSTEM COMPETENCIES
18. Respiratory
19. Cardiovascular
20. Neurological
21. Endocrine
22. Gastrointestinal
23. General Surgery
24. Hematology
25. Renal/Genitourinary
26. Obstetrics and Gynecology
27. Ophthalmology
28. Oral/Maxillofacial/Dental
29. Orthopedics and Podiatry
30. Otorhinolaryngology
31. Peripheral Vascular Disease
32. Plastic and Reconstruction
33. Bariatrics
34. Trauma
35. Interventional Radiology and Special Procedures
36. Perianesthesia Complications
SECTION SIX: EDUCATION AND DISCHARGE COMPETENCIES
37. Postoperative/Postprocedure Assessment
38. Discharge Criteria, Education, and Postprocedure Care

APPENDICES
Appendix A: Certification of Perianesthesia Nurses: The CPAN® and CAPA® Certification Programs
Appendix B: Testing Concepts and Strategies

Details

No. of pages:
984
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2020
Published:
14th March 2020
Imprint:
Saunders
Paperback ISBN:
9780323609180
eBook ISBN:
9780323639729
eBook ISBN:
9780323639736
eBook ISBN:
9780323639743

About the Authors

Lois Schick

Affiliations and Expertise

Perianesthesia Nurse Consultant Per Diem Staff Nurse II, PACU Lutheran Medical Center Wheat Ridge, Colorado

Pamela Windle

Affiliations and Expertise

Perianesthesia Nurse Consultant Nursing Program Manager Harris Health System Houston, Texas