DISCHARGE from PACU? Who does this? - page 3

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My hospital is attempting to start a new practice of discharging the patient from PACU after hours. The patients used to go to the floor if SDS was already gone, now our CNO wants us to do it. We are a PACU of 4 and do 400-500... Read More

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    We discharge patients at all hours. If it's late then the phase 1 nurse is the one who discharges. We interchange as phase 1 and phase 2 nurses.