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. Propofol gtt in PACU?
    Poll by Syhuggins Oct 9, '13
    2
    azhiker96
  2. What is...
    by Curious-George Nov 19, '13
    2
    Curious-George
  3. What is...
    by Curious-George Nov 19, '13
  4. OR/PACU question
    by BelleMorteRN Oct 30, '13
    6
    BelleMorteRN
  5. Phase 2 nursing
    by sungrl01 Oct 24, '13
    1
    brownbook
  6. PACU Hours
    by ekoch16 Oct 16, '13
    2
    Rose_Queen
  7. PACU Staffing Ratios
    by planny Aug 5, '13
    4
    enuff
  8. Interested in transitioning to PACU
    by DuckieRNBSN Oct 10, '13
    1
    brownbook
  9. CAPA CERTIFICATION
    by annabanana843 Sep 4, '13
    1
    cakeboss
  10. preceptorship in pacu
    by cjdmomma Sep 6, '13
    3
    cjdmomma
  11. Considering a day surgery position
    by pamgr Dec 28, '12
    6
    kim hastings
  12. How do you triage in your PACU/ do breaks.
    by emain86 Aug 5, '13
    5
    emain86
  13. NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation) for PACU- necessary, helpful, waste of time?
    by SunshineRN32 Mar 12, '13
    6
    GHGoonette
  14. MAC anesthesia versed / propofol
    by ffliper27 Mar 1, '13
    12
    manusko
  15. Time to change specialties...
    by airwin.rnc Jul 31, '13
    2
    airwin.rnc
  16. Malignant hyperthermia education
    by Rose_Queen Jul 15, '13
    1
    Biffbradford
  17. Studying for CAPA/CPAN
    by mortimer Jun 10, '13
    4
    marisa115
  18. Techs on PACU???
    by SexyFloridaGirl Jun 3, '13
    6
    SexyFloridaGirl
  19. ECT PACU to PACU in hospital
    by Topaz7 Nov 14, '12
    7
    Topaz7
  20. typical day of a PACU nurse?
    by turnforthenurseRN Nov 1, '12
    8
    sbfairy
  21. CVICU/ICU to PACU
    by tk0224 May 17, '13
    2
    sbfairy
  22. Interested in PACU
    by MotivatedOne Jun 16, '13
    3
    sbfairy
  23. Plastic Surgery anyone?
    by yudenisrodriguez Jun 4, '13
    6
  24. Phase I/ Phase II recovery
    by boyzmomrn May 22, '13
    2
    boyzmomrn
  25. Operating room nurse wants to become a Pacu nurse
    by Amagoo Apr 2, '13
    2
    RNSOCAL
  26. What meds would this PACU test cover?
    by BluegrassRN May 20, '13
    4
    GHGoonette
  27. PICU to perianesthesia
    by adgarner1 May 17, '13
    2
    adgarner1
  28. Step Down to PACU
    by danigold May 19, '13
  29. PACU preceptorship at a women's hospital
    by Menelope Apr 28, '13
  30. Mixing pacu phase 1 & 2 pts
    by stella~ Apr 4, '13
    7
    Syhuggins
  31. Post op recovery of regional C-section
    by planny Mar 22, '13
    2
    GHGoonette
  32. Policy on length of stay in the PACU
    by dantespikiks Nov 22, '12
    4
    PACURN1956
  33. Opportunity at Oral Surgery clinic but iv skills rusty and no recovery experience
    by Trueblood83 Apr 1, '13
  34. OR nurse being used to recover pacu pt.
    by jabwrn Feb 14, '13
    5
    RN34TX
  35. Medicating PONV vs. watchful waiting
    by wannabecnl Nov 2, '12
    8
    xX Goose Xx
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