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. HELP! New Grad hired in PACU OR
    by rnmm18 May 24
    3
    DowntheRiver
  2. Working PACU with young children at home
    by kmcbRN May 23
    1
    brownbook
  3. Lateral hostility
    by skp27 Apr 13
    2
    Hotburnout
  4. Feeling insecure at times
    by SoHappyToBeRN May 2
    3
    djmatte
  5. spinal anesthesia discharge criteria
    by spazrn Feb 27
    2
    gizmopacurn
  6. Spinal Anesthesia: Foley vs No Foley
    by S.nuuch Apr 10
    3
    gizmopacurn
  7. PACU/Recovery room Visitors
    by cymrudenver Apr 8
    10
    djmatte
  8. ER to PACU
    by jarielle22 Apr 7
    5
    jarielle22
  9. Team Leader Interview
    by MarieH23 Mar 11
    2
    MarieH23
  10. Pre-Op/PACU Charge Nurse?
    by borkowskikid Feb 23
    2
    HeySis
  11. How frequently do you wake the patient in the recovery room?
    by raine22 Dec 2, '17
    4
    borkowskikid
  12. Diabetes Management in Phase II Recovery
    by AnnoyedNurse Feb 17
    9
    AnnoyedNurse
  13. What is the "BEST" post-operative position for rhinoplasty patients in pacu?
    by zarkasik Jan 1
    5
    Mavrick
  14. Post-op Pain protocol
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    by StillRN Feb 5
    1
    traumaRUs
  15. Senior Preceptorship in Pediatric PACU
    by meganec17 Dec 19, '17
    4
    meganec17
  16. Best route to PACU/Outpatient Work
    by jj16 Jan 14
    9
    djmatte
  17. When is cardiac clearance needed?
    by Denise362 Jan 23
    3
    HeySis
  18. Perioperative position advice
    by Mickeylaw Dec 22, '17
    7
    Mickeylaw
  19. Considering PACU job after postpartum maternal/newborn
    by boquiabierta Dec 11, '17
    8
    djmatte
  20. Certification HELP CPAN.....Any PACU RNs out there?
    by JustAGreatRN Apr 17, '15
    6
    MicheleBSN,RN
  21. From bedside to outpatient surgery center (pre/post op RN), do you like it?
    by justcuriousrn1 Feb 1, '17
    7
    ShayRN0217
  22. PACU Standards - 2 RNS
    by Rinehajb Apr 13, '17
    4
    azhiker96
  23. Zander Periop Nursing Education legit?
    by Va77 Jul 2, '17
    1
    Whitesranch
  24. Who assigns your patients?
    by purpleiris Sep 18, '17
    4
    RainMom
  25. coming from a different angle
    by beachbum0410 Aug 30, '17
    1
    brownbook
  26. Am I ready for PACU?
    by rmariee Aug 22, '17
    1
    brownbook
  27. Can you work as a Pre op nurse with an ADN degree instead of BSN?
    by Rocio8809 Jul 25, '17
    9
    HeySis
  28. Day in the life
    by Babynurse1992 Aug 16, '17
    1
    HeySis
  29. Pre Admission / Testing - Ambulatory Surgery
    by rmariee Aug 10, '17
    1
    brownbook
  30. PACU documentation
    by Carrollrn Jul 17, '17
    3
    meepmeep

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