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. Looking for review course for CAPA certification
    by kneuhoff Nov 30
    1
    Double-Helix
  2. Scope of practice
    by Meigsfla Nov 25
    6
    Greenclip
  3. L&D to PACU
    by eaRNdit Oct 25
    2
    peaches88
  4. I need some perspective
    by amandajh May 22
    3
    azhiker96
  5. Preop screening ....
    by mdcp Sep 16
    3
    brownbook
  6. Sticky pulse-ox on forehead
    by djmatte May 29, '15
    8
    HeySis
  7. A day in the life of PACU nurse ?
    Poll by skysafari Sep 24
    2
    HeySis
  8. CPAN reference material needed!
    by Embly RN Sep 24
    1
    Double-Helix
  9. Transition from ICU to PACU
    by nursesara09 Sep 30
    1
    brownbook
  10. How do you staff your PACU overnight?
    by slutgen Jun 7
    11
    azhiker96
  11. Fentanyl as a MDV or SDV
    by emryan Aug 22
    4
    Greenclip
  12. PACU Staffing Examples
    by emilyhbusch Aug 13
    4
    brownbook
  13. Pacu SPINE EXAM
    by PACU136 Aug 30
    2
    HeySis
  14. Aldrete score
    by nf nurse Sep 18, '14
    7
    HeySis
  15. EMR Transfer Med Rec
    by Nurse_Ratched Aug 6
  16. Would I require subsequent certification to work out of state?
    by MaWlaRN Jul 6
    2
    HeySis
  17. Hours between shifts
    by purplerose05 Jul 5
    11
    NursieNinPACU
  18. Recommended PACU books
    by applepie2013 Jun 26
    3
    brownbook
  19. New Job in PACU!
    by TSBSNRN Jul 8
    5
    TSBSNRN
  20. PACU LPN?
    by Varghy Jul 7
    12
    Dafabb
  21. Outpatient PACU
    by aerorunner80 Jul 2
    3
    brownbook
  22. June is help a nursing student out month!
    by lilbitmore Jun 14
    8
    lilbitmore
  23. PACU rn vs Float pool surgical nurse
    by brownieyorkie3 May 27
    3
    azhiker96
  24. Monitoring Svo2 or Scvo2 in recovery unit??
    by slb0016 Jun 3
    3
    slb0016
  25. Can you become a PACU nurse w/o experience
    by Samt9 Feb 17, '15
    30
    Me2kuul
  26. Phase 1 PACU used as pre-op
    Poll by chickhatz May 1
    18
    gen88
  27. Is PACU nursing the answer to my prayers?
    by hs276009 Apr 23
    8
    gen88
  28. A patient to remember.
    Article by azhiker96 Oct 6, '15
    15
    azhiker96
  29. MAC anesthesia versed / propofol
    by ffliper27 Mar 1, '13
    21
    offlabel
  30. PACU after 1 year experience
    by JBRNN Apr 13
    1
    brownbook

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