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.

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  1. preceptorship in pacu
    by cjdmomma Sep 6, '13
    3
    cjdmomma
  2. Considering a day surgery position
    by pamgr Dec 28, '12
    6
    kim hastings
  3. How do you triage in your PACU/ do breaks.
    by emain86 Aug 5, '13
    5
    emain86
  4. NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation) for PACU- necessary, helpful, waste of time?
    by SunshineRN32 Mar 12, '13
    6
    GHGoonette
  5. MAC anesthesia versed / propofol
    by ffliper27 Mar 1, '13
    12
    manusko
  6. Time to change specialties...
    by airwin.rnc Jul 31, '13
    2
    airwin.rnc
  7. Malignant hyperthermia education
    by Rose_Queen Jul 15, '13
    1
    Biffbradford
  8. Studying for CAPA/CPAN
    by mortimer Jun 10, '13
    4
    marisa115
  9. Techs on PACU???
    by SexyFloridaGirl Jun 3, '13
    6
    SexyFloridaGirl
  10. ECT PACU to PACU in hospital
    by Topaz7 Nov 14, '12
    7
    Topaz7
  11. typical day of a PACU nurse?
    by turnforthenurseRN Nov 1, '12
    8
    sbfairy
  12. CVICU/ICU to PACU
    by tk0224 May 17, '13
    2
    sbfairy
  13. Interested in PACU
    by MotivatedOne Jun 16, '13
    3
    sbfairy
  14. Plastic Surgery anyone?
    by yudenisrodriguez Jun 4, '13
    6
  15. Phase I/ Phase II recovery
    by boyzmomrn May 22, '13
    2
    boyzmomrn
  16. Operating room nurse wants to become a Pacu nurse
    by Amagoo Apr 2, '13
    2
    RNSOCAL
  17. What meds would this PACU test cover?
    by BluegrassRN May 20, '13
    4
    GHGoonette
  18. PICU to perianesthesia
    by adgarner1 May 17, '13
    2
    adgarner1
  19. Step Down to PACU
    by danigold May 19, '13
  20. PACU preceptorship at a women's hospital
    by Menelope Apr 28, '13
  21. Mixing pacu phase 1 & 2 pts
    by stella~ Apr 4, '13
    7
    Syhuggins
  22. Post op recovery of regional C-section
    by planny Mar 22, '13
    2
    GHGoonette
  23. Policy on length of stay in the PACU
    by dantespikiks Nov 22, '12
    4
    PACURN1956
  24. Opportunity at Oral Surgery clinic but iv skills rusty and no recovery experience
    by Trueblood83 Apr 1, '13
  25. OR nurse being used to recover pacu pt.
    by jabwrn Feb 14, '13
    5
    RN34TX
  26. Medicating PONV vs. watchful waiting
    by wannabecnl Nov 2, '12
    8
    xX Goose Xx
  27. ICU RN in need of less physically demanding unit, PACU?
    by SunshineRN32 Feb 11, '13
    18
    SunshineRN32
  28. Role of a PACU nurse?
    by born2circulateRN Jan 18, '13
    27
    wannabecnl
  29. Decadron in PACU
    by peaches88 Feb 22, '13
    2
    meandragonbrett
  30. Competency Based Orientation and Credentialing Program for the Registered Nurse in th
    by 9livesRN Dec 17, '12
    1
    RNJK09
  31. Question about PACU
    by TravelNewbie Feb 11, '13
    1
    meandragonbrett
  32. New Grad 1st Job in PACU
    by DNURSENSOCAL Sep 10, '12
    4
    JustinPACURN
  33. Cardioversions in PACU
    by staceyp413 Feb 4, '13
    2
    staceyp413
  34. working in PACU, and your OR team doesn't give a ***** about you
    by sonofthunder Nov 21, '12
    5
    akf100
  35. Whoops...left PACU and REALLY missing it!!!!
    by Sugamama Jan 25, '11
    5
    Roseyposey
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