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. PACU- educational requirements
    • Closed
    by TLC-JAX CRNA May 18, '03
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    GHGoonette
  2. Magnet QI for PACU
    by RNCRL Oct 21, '11
    1
    GHGoonette
  3. CPAN Certification Review
    • Closed
    by kare1234 Apr 13, '09
    2
    Sugamama
  4. Pediatric PAR/PACU
    by Mykami Sep 27, '11
    1
    GHGoonette
  5. stupid question?
    by brownbook Sep 25, '11
    3
    GHGoonette
  6. I need to get back to PACU!!!
    by Sugamama Aug 18, '11
    3
    Sugamama
  7. Loved PACU, hated on-call
    by Isabelle49 Aug 24, '11
    4
    Sugamama
  8. PACU Clinical?
    by CrimsonAlchemist Sep 20, '11
    4
  9. OR delays
    by PACUlady65 Sep 13, '11
  10. New Joint Commission Regulations for PACU Medications
    by nmred Apr 28, '10
    10
    azhiker96
  11. PACU orders
    by nrsman1 Aug 12, '11
    4
    pacuvanessa
  12. New nurse in PACU??
    by sungrl01 Apr 15, '11
    10
    pacuvanessa
  13. Just got an interview, now what question should I ask?
    by jcurlygirl Aug 25, '11
    1
    meandragonbrett
  14. PACU nurse give Ketamine?
    by kathy3kat Feb 1, '11
    6
    Isabelle49
  15. Transition from ED to PACU
    by easternshore Jun 21, '11
    6
    pacurn60
  16. New to Pacu
    by EvanRN123 Jul 26, '11
    3
    pacurn60
  17. Lingering effects of versed for peds?
    by brownbook Jun 4, '11
    14
    pacurn60
  18. Capnography (ETCO2 Monitoring) Do you monitor extubated patients in the PACU w/ it?
    by RNiel May 13, '11
    11
    pacurn60
  19. Tell me more about PACU nursing
    by jcurlygirl Aug 23, '11
    1
    pacurn60
  20. DD Register
    by magicbutton Jul 23, '11
    1
    GHGoonette
  21. Post-op Calls
    by nickola Jun 16, '11
    4
    anononurse
  22. Transfer of Pediatric Patients back to the Unit from PACU
    by Vicki_RN Jun 14, '11
    2
    meandragonbrett
  23. what is a 23-hour observation unit like?
    by Trekfan Jun 13, '11
    1
    GHGoonette
  24. PACU vs. Prep and Recovery
    by heyRN Nov 17, '10
    11
    DutchRN09
  25. Sooo close but so far =(
    by SrnD May 30, '11
    1
    GHGoonette
  26. What do you like about being PACU?
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    by chrissypsychRN09 Apr 10, '08
    20
    MommyandRN
  27. Just got called to interview for PACU new grad position
    by FutureKYRN Mar 22, '11
    4
    wesside1975
  28. Transporting pediatric patients with o2 after anesthesia
    by kbarne01 May 7, '11
    4
    RN1980
  29. Going from ED to PACU
    by RN4166 May 18, '11
    1
    tdncRN
  30. pacu brain?
    by SrnD Apr 28, '11
    6
    GHGoonette
  31. Considering a change to PACU
    by tdncRN Feb 2, '11
    14
    plowboy911
  32. Aldrete Score
    by coffeegirl7 Sep 7, '10
    7
    coffeegirl7
  33. questions about hospitals
    by kous Apr 19, '11
    1
    GHGoonette
  34. PACU frustration
    by snowcat Aug 25, '10
    6
    NVCW
  35. GI lab phase 2 recovery room
    by Catfoster Mar 3, '11
    4
    NVCW
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