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. What is the "BEST" post-operative position for rhinoplasty patients in pacu?
    by zarkasik Jan 1
    3
    PACU RN CPAN
  2. Best route to PACU/Outpatient Work
    by jj16 Jan 14
    6
    ruby_jane
  3. Perioperative position advice
    by Mickeylaw Dec 22, '17
    7
    Mickeylaw
  4. Senior Preceptorship in Pediatric PACU
    by meganec17 Dec 19, '17
    2
    djmatte
  5. Considering PACU job after postpartum maternal/newborn
    by boquiabierta Dec 11, '17
    8
    djmatte
  6. How frequently do you wake the patient in the recovery room?
    by raine22 Dec 2, '17
    2
    HeySis
  7. Certification HELP CPAN.....Any PACU RNs out there?
    by JustAGreatRN Apr 17, '15
    6
    MicheleBSN,RN
  8. From bedside to outpatient surgery center (pre/post op RN), do you like it?
    by justcuriousrn1 Feb 1, '17
    7
    ShayRN0217
  9. PACU Standards - 2 RNS
    by Rinehajb Apr 13, '17
    4
    azhiker96
  10. Zander Periop Nursing Education legit?
    by Va77 Jul 2, '17
    1
    Whitesranch
  11. Who assigns your patients?
    by purpleiris Sep 18, '17
    4
    RainMom
  12. coming from a different angle
    by beachbum0410 Aug 30, '17
    1
    brownbook
  13. Am I ready for PACU?
    by rmariee Aug 22, '17
    1
    brownbook
  14. Can you work as a Pre op nurse with an ADN degree instead of BSN?
    by Rocio8809 Jul 25, '17
    9
    HeySis
  15. Day in the life
    by Babynurse1992 Aug 16, '17
    1
    HeySis
  16. Pre Admission / Testing - Ambulatory Surgery
    by rmariee Aug 10, '17
    1
    brownbook
  17. PACU documentation
    by Carrollrn Jul 17, '17
    3
    meepmeep
  18. ICU nurse considering PACU
    by alexsloan Jul 13, '17
    4
    oneof5
  19. Leaving traveling for PACU
    by gypsygrl15 Jul 8, '17
  20. ER VS PRE OP
    by MrsBeks81 May 6, '17
    11
    traumaRUs
  21. Any PACU nurses in San Diego?
    by Nrs1987 Jun 14, '17
  22. Pacu
    by ICU4U May 31, '17
  23. Leaving ICU for PACU
    by ZenStudent Apr 1, '15
    6
    LovelyOverload
  24. PACU vs OR
    by LuvScrubs2 May 17, '17
    9
    LuvScrubs2
  25. Working Alone
    by Whitesranch Mar 1, '16
    16
    RainMom
  26. Med-surg to PACU
    by CCC_nursing Apr 29, '17
    5
    Agatha12
  27. Best books for pacu beginners
    by Joy4RN Mar 21, '17
    5
    Joy4RN
  28. PACU visitation & policies
    by FJW&ADP Apr 2, '17
    4
    HeySis
  29. How to get into PACU as a New Grad?
    by greeentea Apr 12, '17
    1
    Double-Helix
  30. NYP PACU
    by FNPhopefull Apr 10, '17
    1
    TheCommuter

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