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. Your Policy for S/C Narcotic Discard?
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    by All4Seasons Oct 9, '09
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    PostOpPrincess
  2. ER to PACU?
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    by GOMERNATOR Oct 20, '09
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    azhiker96
  3. PACU charting, please help!!!
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    by roziepig Jul 21, '09
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    katkonk
  4. Small, rural hospital:  OR RN's recovering their own patients
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    by wilbur1 Sep 12, '09
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    katkonk
  5. Transfer of ABD Sx pts from stretcher to bed?
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    by All4Seasons Oct 9, '09
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    katkonk
  6. LPN's/LVN's in a Phase II area of PACU.
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    by cully24 Jun 16, '09
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    All4Seasons
  7. phase I? phase II?
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    by R.NICU Aug 10, '09
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    CRIMSON
  8. Cpan/capa
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    by debthern Oct 9, '07
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    ellemarie
  9. Possible PACU Interview Questions??
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    by TrishaRN Sep 24, '09
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    TrishaRN
  10. PACU Dress Code
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    by Charity Sep 10, '09
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    Charity
  11. ASPAN standards and staffing - frustrated and looking for advice
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    by nursepacu Aug 28, '09
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    PostOpPrincess
  12. Creative Staffing Solutions for PACU
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    by stacysue Aug 14, '09
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    ineedcoffee
  13. PACU RN requirements
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    by smnurse Apr 19, '06
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    lsvalliant
  14. Studying for CPAN test ?
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    by jmheyrn Aug 19, '09
  15. Respiratory Problems in PACU
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    by greenbean21 Aug 15, '09
  16. New Charge RN in PACU
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    by Maura001 Aug 14, '09
  17. PACU scheduling question
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    by liz727 Aug 3, '09
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    liz727
  18. New To PACU
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    by roziepig Jul 13, '09
  19. Accudose in PACU
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    by emmasmom60 Jul 13, '09
  20. Need opinion on IV Pain Management
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    by sherry10 May 31, '09
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    Andrew, RN
  21. Nurse to nurse fighting/do we need a code of conduct?
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    by nannymcpheeRN Jun 30, '09
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    nannymcpheeRN
  22. Looking for average salary advice
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    by mamaRN-09 Jun 29, '09
  23. Is PACU considered critical care?
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    by lsvalliant Jun 20, '09
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    lsvalliant
  24. Do you often have delays in getting your patients to ASU, or catch ASU hodling beds?
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    by vintagevette3 Jun 1, '09
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    nannymcpheeRN
  25. compuer documentation
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    by PACUed May 22, '09
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    All4Seasons
  26. Have You Ever Refused to Come in for Call?
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    by All4Seasons Jan 10, '09
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    All4Seasons
  27. PACU charge
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    by deleteaccount May 24, '09
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    PostOpPrincess
  28. Pre Op pts in PACU
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    by wayover20 Jan 18, '08
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    PostOpPrincess
  29. Patient assignments
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    by Laney123 Feb 7, '09
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    anne74
  30. Am I doing a post angio assessment correctly?
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    by Chloe'sinNYNow May 26, '09
  31. Trensfering patients to floor
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    by UKPedsRN Apr 5, '09
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    PostOpPrincess
  32. Specific Questions about the PACU
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    by fiveofpeep May 16, '09
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    fiveofpeep
  33. ER nurse in the PACU
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    by RecoverU May 3, '09
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    RecoverU
  34. PACU Externship?
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    by langleyv Mar 25, '09
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    NurseJR08
  35. Wanting a job in PACU
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    by Rachelks Apr 20, '09
    2
    NurseJR08
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