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.

  1. Unit Quality Improvement Project
    by aprilkimberly Oct 22
  2. How do you staff your PACU overnight?
    by slutgen Jun 7, '16
    13
    HeySis
  3. Do you recover c-sections under general?
    by Pipsy Oct 4
    6
    HeySis
  4. Incompetent CRNAs?
    by krnlm Oct 13
    2
    HeySis
  5. Beta Blockers PreOp
    by RNDarling Oct 2
    5
    HeySis
  6. treatment of hypertension post caesarean section
    by Jess_Jacques Sep 26
    1
    offlabel
  7. Isolation patients
    by rebecca41 Sep 14
    3
    djmatte
  8. Autonomic dysreflexia in PACU
    by krnlm Aug 23
    2
    HeySis
  9. PACU nursing
    by filigirl23 Jul 22
    5
    aprilkimberly
  10. Verifying Medications in PACU
    by kevinjen2 Aug 4
    5
    MunoRN
  11. PACU/Recovery room Visitors
    by cymrudenver Apr 8
    12
    Mavrick
  12. spinal anesthesia discharge criteria
    by spazrn Feb 27
    3
    Mavrick
  13. Pre-op flow
    by Sxynswet17 Jun 20
    1
    brownbook
  14. Lateral hostility
    by skp27 Apr 13
    3
    HeySis
  15. Working PACU with young children at home
    by krnlm May 23
    3
    HeySis
  16. HELP! New Grad hired in PACU OR
    by rnmm18 May 24
    3
    DowntheRiver
  17. Feeling insecure at times
    by SoHappyToBeRN May 2
    3
    djmatte
  18. Spinal Anesthesia: Foley vs No Foley
    by S.nuuch Apr 10
    3
    gizmopacurn
  19. ER to PACU
    by jarielle22 Apr 7
    5
    jarielle22
  20. Team Leader Interview
    by MarieH23 Mar 11
    2
    MarieH23
  21. Pre-Op/PACU Charge Nurse?
    by borkowskikid Feb 23
    2
    HeySis
  22. How frequently do you wake the patient in the recovery room?
    by raine22 Dec 2, '17
    4
    borkowskikid
  23. Diabetes Management in Phase II Recovery
    by AnnoyedNurse Feb 17
    9
    AnnoyedNurse
  24. What is the "BEST" post-operative position for rhinoplasty patients in pacu?
    by zarkasik Jan 1
    5
    Mavrick
  25. Post-op Pain protocol
    • Closed
    by StillRN Feb 5
    1
    traumaRUs
  26. Senior Preceptorship in Pediatric PACU
    by meganec17 Dec 19, '17
    4
    meganec17
  27. Best route to PACU/Outpatient Work
    by jj16 Jan 14
    9
    djmatte
  28. When is cardiac clearance needed?
    by Denise362 Jan 23
    3
    HeySis
  29. Perioperative position advice
    by Mickeylaw Dec 22, '17
    7
    Mickeylaw
  30. Considering PACU job after postpartum maternal/newborn
    by boquiabierta Dec 11, '17
    8
    djmatte

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