PACU Nursing

PACU Nursing

PACU is where pre-op preparation and post-op recovery topics are located. Some topics recently discussed include parents/visitors in the pre-op/post-op areas, control of post-op nausea/vomiting and starting post-op orders. Comments/questions/solutions are always welcome.

  1. CPAN reference material needed!
    by Embly RN Sep 24
  2. A day in the life of PACU nurse ?
    Poll by skysafari Sep 24
  3. How do you staff your PACU overnight?
    by slutgen Jun 7
    11
    azhiker96
  4. Preop screening ....
    by mdcp Sep 16
  5. Sticky pulse-ox on forehead
    by djmatte May 29, '15
    7
    jomana
  6. Fentanyl as a MDV or SDV
    by emryan Aug 22
    4
    Greenclip
  7. PACU Staffing Examples
    by emilyhbusch Aug 13
    4
    brownbook
  8. Pacu SPINE EXAM
    by PACU136 Aug 30
    2
    HeySis
  9. Aldrete score
    by nf nurse Sep 18, '14
    7
    HeySis
  10. EMR Transfer Med Rec
    by Nurse_Ratched Aug 6
  11. Would I require subsequent certification to work out of state?
    by MaWlaRN Jul 6
    2
    HeySis
  12. Hours between shifts
    by purplerose05 Jul 5
    11
    NursieNinPACU
  13. Recommended PACU books
    by applepie2013 Jun 26
    3
    brownbook
  14. New Job in PACU!
    by TSBSNRN Jul 8
    5
    TSBSNRN
  15. PACU LPN?
    by Varghy Jul 7
    12
    Dafabb
  16. Outpatient PACU
    by aerorunner80 Jul 2
    3
    brownbook
  17. June is help a nursing student out month!
    by lilbitmore Jun 14
    8
    lilbitmore
  18. PACU rn vs Float pool surgical nurse
    by brownieyorkie3 May 27
    3
    azhiker96
  19. Monitoring Svo2 or Scvo2 in recovery unit??
    by slb0016 Jun 3
    3
    slb0016
  20. I need some perspective
    by amandajh May 22
  21. Can you become a PACU nurse w/o experience
    by Samt9 Feb 17, '15
    30
    Me2kuul
  22. Phase 1 PACU used as pre-op
    Poll by chickhatz May 1
    18
    gen88
  23. Is PACU nursing the answer to my prayers?
    by hs276009 Apr 23
    8
    gen88
  24. A patient to remember.
    Article by azhiker96 Oct 6, '15
    15
    azhiker96
  25. MAC anesthesia versed / propofol
    by ffliper27 Mar 1, '13
    21
    offlabel
  26. PACU after 1 year experience
    by JBRNN Apr 13
    1
    brownbook
  27. PACU - what do you love, what do you hate?
    by MaiBee Apr 6
    1
    PACUpleeze
  28. Medical-Surgical to Recovery Room
    by brownladyRN Mar 30
    1
    meepmeep
  29. New grad PACU
    by lvcrn Mar 1
    8
    djmatte
  30. Working Alone
    by Whitesranch Mar 1
    12
    ywait
  31. ever seen this? false accusations about  your mental health?
    by lady constance Mar 4
    22
    Tenebrae
  32. How many patients
    by sameasalways Feb 28
    8
    twozer0
  33. Moderate sedation
    by sameasalways Feb 28
    3
    sameasalways
  34. PACU Phase II RN
    by FrickFrackRN Feb 14
    1
    brownbook
  35. PACU Scheduling Help
    by JoeTheRN Feb 9
    3
    RainMom

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