Need your professional opinions! - page 2

One of our GP's has started ordering Ketamine for minor procedures on children in the ER (laceration suturing), and this seems to me to be a workplace safety issue (floor nurses not up to speed on... Read More

  1. by   New CCU RN
    Originally posted by gwenith
    AHHHH..... Here in Australia we don't HAVE CRNA's SRNA's ETC. We just go for it....... It is considered part base nursing knowledge to be able to care for a patient under light sedation.

    Can't see the hu hu myself.
    We aren't saying RN's can't care for patients under light sedation... we are discussing RN's administering and caring for patients under anesthestics which were administered to be concious or light sedation but can easily become deep sedation and a loss of an airway.