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. Phase 1 PACU used as pre-op
    Poll by chickhatz May 1, '16
    20
    PACURN1818
  2. Working Alone
    by Whitesranch Mar 1, '16
    14
    PACURN1818
  3. Looking for review course for CAPA certification
    by kneuhoff Nov 30, '16
    2
    kneuhoff
  4. Scope of practice
    by Meigsfla Nov 25, '16
    6
    Greenclip
  5. L&D to PACU
    by eaRNdit Oct 25, '16
    2
    peaches88
  6. I need some perspective
    by amandajh May 22, '16
    3
    azhiker96
  7. Preop screening ....
    by mdcp Sep 16, '16
    3
    brownbook
  8. Sticky pulse-ox on forehead
    by djmatte May 29, '15
    8
    HeySis
  9. A day in the life of PACU nurse ?
    Poll by skysafari Sep 24, '16
    2
    HeySis
  10. CPAN reference material needed!
    by Embly RN Sep 24, '16
    1
    Double-Helix
  11. Transition from ICU to PACU
    by nursesara09 Sep 30, '16
    1
    brownbook
  12. How do you staff your PACU overnight?
    by slutgen Jun 7, '16
    11
    azhiker96
  13. Fentanyl as a MDV or SDV
    by emryan Aug 22, '16
    4
    Greenclip
  14. PACU Staffing Examples
    by emilyhbusch Aug 13, '16
    4
    brownbook
  15. Pacu SPINE EXAM
    by PACU136 Aug 30, '16
    2
    HeySis
  16. Aldrete score
    by nf nurse Sep 18, '14
    7
    HeySis
  17. EMR Transfer Med Rec
    by Nurse_Ratched Aug 6, '16
  18. Would I require subsequent certification to work out of state?
    by MaWlaRN Jul 6, '16
    2
    HeySis
  19. Hours between shifts
    by purplerose05 Jul 5, '16
    11
    NursieNinPACU
  20. Recommended PACU books
    by applepie2013 Jun 26, '16
    3
    brownbook
  21. New Job in PACU!
    by TSBSNRN Jul 8, '16
    5
    TSBSNRN
  22. PACU LPN?
    by Varghy Jul 7, '16
    12
    Dafabb
  23. Outpatient PACU
    by aerorunner80 Jul 2, '16
    3
    brownbook
  24. June is help a nursing student out month!
    by lilbitmore Jun 14, '16
    8
    lilbitmore
  25. PACU rn vs Float pool surgical nurse
    by brownieyorkie3 May 27, '16
    3
    azhiker96
  26. Monitoring Svo2 or Scvo2 in recovery unit??
    by slb0016 Jun 3, '16
    3
    slb0016
  27. Can you become a PACU nurse w/o experience
    by Samt9 Feb 17, '15
    30
    Me2kuul
  28. Is PACU nursing the answer to my prayers?
    by hs276009 Apr 23, '16
    8
    gen88
  29. A patient to remember.
    Article by azhiker96 Oct 6, '15
    15
    azhiker96
  30. MAC anesthesia versed / propofol
    by ffliper27 Mar 1, '13
    21
    offlabel

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