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. PACU words of wisdom.
    by beachlove Feb 22
    5
    RainMom
  2. Managing Vents and other PACU skills
    by LMT2BSN Feb 12
    3
    HeySis
  3. From bedside to outpatient surgery center (pre/post op RN), do you like it?
    by justcuriousrn1 Feb 1
    5
    HeySis
  4. Outpatient surgical center or hospital PACU?
    by RNduff01 Jun 23, '15
    6
    justcuriousrn1
  5. Phase 1 PACU used as pre-op
    Poll by chickhatz May 1, '16
    20
    PACURN1818
  6. Working Alone
    by Whitesranch Mar 1, '16
    14
    PACURN1818
  7. Looking for review course for CAPA certification
    by kneuhoff Nov 30, '16
    2
    kneuhoff
  8. Scope of practice
    by Meigsfla Nov 25, '16
    6
    Greenclip
  9. L&D to PACU
    by eaRNdit Oct 25, '16
    2
    peaches88
  10. I need some perspective
    by amandajh May 22, '16
    3
    azhiker96
  11. Preop screening ....
    by mdcp Sep 16, '16
    3
    brownbook
  12. Sticky pulse-ox on forehead
    by djmatte May 29, '15
    8
    HeySis
  13. A day in the life of PACU nurse ?
    Poll by skysafari Sep 24, '16
    2
    HeySis
  14. CPAN reference material needed!
    by Embly RN Sep 24, '16
    1
    Double-Helix
  15. Transition from ICU to PACU
    by nursesara09 Sep 30, '16
    1
    brownbook
  16. How do you staff your PACU overnight?
    by slutgen Jun 7, '16
    11
    azhiker96
  17. Fentanyl as a MDV or SDV
    by emryan Aug 22, '16
    4
    Greenclip
  18. PACU Staffing Examples
    by emilyhbusch Aug 13, '16
    4
    brownbook
  19. Pacu SPINE EXAM
    by PACU136 Aug 30, '16
    2
    HeySis
  20. Aldrete score
    by nf nurse Sep 18, '14
    7
    HeySis
  21. EMR Transfer Med Rec
    by Nurse_Ratched Aug 6, '16
  22. Would I require subsequent certification to work out of state?
    by MaWlaRN Jul 6, '16
    2
    HeySis
  23. Hours between shifts
    by purplerose05 Jul 5, '16
    11
    NursieNinPACU
  24. Recommended PACU books
    by applepie2013 Jun 26, '16
    3
    brownbook
  25. New Job in PACU!
    by TSBSNRN Jul 8, '16
    5
    TSBSNRN
  26. PACU LPN?
    by Varghy Jul 7, '16
    12
    Dafabb
  27. Outpatient PACU
    by aerorunner80 Jul 2, '16
    3
    brownbook
  28. June is help a nursing student out month!
    by lilbitmore Jun 14, '16
    8
    lilbitmore
  29. PACU rn vs Float pool surgical nurse
    by brownieyorkie3 May 27, '16
    3
    azhiker96
  30. Monitoring Svo2 or Scvo2 in recovery unit??
    by slb0016 Jun 3, '16
    3
    slb0016

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