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. How do you staff your PACU overnight?
    by slutgen Jun 7
    7
    Windyhill
  2. Would I require subsequent certification to work out of state?
    by MaWlaRN Jul 6
    2
    HeySis
  3. Hours between shifts
    by purplerose05 Jul 5
    11
    NursieNinPACU
  4. Recommended PACU books
    by applepie2013 Jun 26
    3
    brownbook
  5. New Job in PACU!
    by TSBSNRN Jul 8
    5
    TSBSNRN
  6. PACU LPN?
    by Varghy Jul 7
    12
    Dafabb
  7. Outpatient PACU
    by aerorunner80 Jul 2
    3
    brownbook
  8. June is help a nursing student out month!
    by lilbitmore Jun 14
    8
    lilbitmore
  9. PACU rn vs Float pool surgical nurse
    by brownieyorkie3 May 27
    3
    azhiker96
  10. Monitoring Svo2 or Scvo2 in recovery unit??
    by slb0016 Jun 3
    3
    slb0016
  11. I need some perspective
    by amandajh May 22
  12. Can you become a PACU nurse w/o experience
    by Samt9 Feb 17, '15
    30
    Me2kuul
  13. Phase 1 PACU used as pre-op
    Poll by chickhatz May 1
    18
    gen88
  14. Is PACU nursing the answer to my prayers?
    by hs276009 Apr 23
    8
    gen88
  15. A patient to remember.
    Article by azhiker96 Oct 6, '15
    15
    azhiker96
  16. MAC anesthesia versed / propofol
    by ffliper27 Mar 1, '13
    21
    offlabel
  17. PACU after 1 year experience
    by JBRNN Apr 13
    1
    brownbook
  18. PACU - what do you love, what do you hate?
    by MaiBee Apr 6
    1
    PACUpleeze
  19. Medical-Surgical to Recovery Room
    by brownladyRN Mar 30
    1
    meepmeep
  20. New grad PACU
    by lvcrn Mar 1
    8
    djmatte
  21. Working Alone
    by Whitesranch Mar 1
    12
    ywait
  22. ever seen this? false accusations about  your mental health?
    by lady constance Mar 4
    22
    Tenebrae
  23. How many patients
    by sameasalways Feb 28
    8
    twozer0
  24. Moderate sedation
    by sameasalways Feb 28
    3
    sameasalways
  25. PACU Phase II RN
    by FrickFrackRN Feb 14
    1
    brownbook
  26. PACU Scheduling Help
    by JoeTheRN Feb 9
    3
    RainMom
  27. ICU RN in need of less physically demanding unit, PACU?
    by SunshineRN32 Feb 11, '13
    20
    Bottomed out
  28. Refusing a patient assignment
    by nancynurse12 Jan 27
    4
    Rose_Queen
  29. Book recommendations for new PACU nurse?
    by ohthatswhatthatdoes Oct 20, '15
    3
    traebabes
  30. Preceptorship in PACU
    by brit.pz Jan 12
    3
    wannabecnl
  31. PACU Tech Position
    by Mel71394 Dec 29, '15
    5
    brownbook
  32. Pro's & Con's of Per Diem work?
    by SurgSelect Jan 12
  33. Studying for CAPA/CPAN
    by mortimer Jun 10, '13
    5
    beynurse26
  34. Wondering if PACU is for me.
    by veronica123 Dec 30, '15
    6
    veronica123
  35. Only PACU nurse at ASC
    by jcsa719 Dec 23, '15
    6
    azhiker96

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