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PeriAnesthesia Nursing Core Curriculum Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 4th Edition

by ASPAN, Lois Schick, MN, MBA, RN, CPAN, CAPA, FASPAN and Pamela E Windle, DNP, RN, NE-BC, CPAN, CAPA, FAAN, FASPAN

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cover image - PeriAnesthesia Nursing Core Curriculum Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,4th Edition
ISBN: 9780323639736
Page Count: 984
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $118.00
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Prepare to succeed on the CPAN® and CAPA® exams with this authoritative guide from ASPAN! PeriAnesthesia Nursing Core Curriculum, 4th Edition is a comprehensive reference that helps you care for patients before and after anesthesia in all types of settings. Coverage of the full scope of perianesthesia nursing makes it an ideal resource for both inpatient and outpatient care. To keep you current on the many facets of perianesthesia, this edition also describes the newest advances in interventional radiology, robotics, and endoscopy procedures. Written by the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ASPAN) and edited by respected perianesthesia nurses Lois Schick and Pam Windle, this book will help you build the skills and expertise you need to excel on your certification exam and in practice.

    • Perianesthesia Complications chapter now appears after the System Competencies section to quickly display complications for all system competencies in one spot to help you find this vital information easily.
    • System Competencies chapters have been updated to focus on specific, non-redundant topics to help you grasp key points right away.
    • UPDATED! Certification of Perianesthesia Nurses and Testing Concepts and Strategies appendicies provide helpful tools for CPAN® or CAPA® certification to assist you to prepare for these exams.
    • This authoritative guide written by ASPAN covers the full scope of perianesthesia practice to help you prepare to succeed in practice and on the CPAN® and CAPA® exams.
    • Easy-to-use outline format serves as a quick review and reference.
    • Objectives at the beginning of each chapter focus on key content to allow you to use the book more effectively.
    • Plentiful boxes, tables and illustrations highlight important references to ensure you get the most out of the book’s mutifaceted topics.
    • A bibliography at the end of every chapter provides additional resources to make it easy for you to research at an in-depth level.
    • NEW! Two-color and two-column design arranges information logically to help you quickly find key information.
    • NEW! Content on enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS), gender diversity, DNR/DNAR/DNI, and the drug Bridion® (sugammadex) showcases a wide variety of important topics to help you gain a deep understanding of the spectrum of perianesthesia.
    • NEW! Updated content reflects changes in the ASPAN Core Curriculum as well as CPAN® and CAPA® testing to ensure you stay current in perianesthesia in the classroom and in clinicals.
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS SECTION ONE: PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES  1. Evolution of Perianesthesia Care  2. Standards, Legal Issues, and Practice Settings  3. Safety, Quality Improvement, and Regulatory and Accrediting Agencies  4. Research and Evidence-Based Practice SECTION TWO: PREOPERATIVE ASSESSMENT COMPETENCIES  5. Preoperative Evaluation  6. Preexisting Medical Conditions  7. Transcultural Nursing and Alternative Therapies  8. The Developmentally and Physically Challenged Patient SECTION THREE: LIFE SPAN COMPETENCIES  9. The Pediatric Patient  10. The Adolescent Patient  11. The Adult Patient  12. The Geriatric Patient SECTION FOUR: PERIANESTHESIA COMPETENCIES  13. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance  14. Anesthesia, Moderate Sedation/Analgesia  15. Thermoregulation  16. Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting  17. Pain and Comfort SECTION FIVE: SYSTEM COMPETENCIES  18. Respiratory  19. Cardiovascular  20. Neurological  21. Endocrine  22. Gastrointestinal  23. General Surgery  24. Hematology  25. Renal/Genitourinary  26. Obstetrics and Gynecology  27. Ophthalmology  28. Oral/Maxillofacial/Dental  29. Orthopedics and Podiatry  30. Otorhinolaryngology  31. Peripheral Vascular Disease  32. Plastic and Reconstruction  33. Bariatrics  34. Trauma  35. Interventional Radiology and Special Procedures  36. Perianesthesia Complications SECTION SIX: EDUCATION AND DISCHARGE COMPETENCIES  37. Postoperative/Postprocedure Assessment  38. Discharge Criteria, Education, and Postprocedure Care

    APPENDICES Appendix A: Certification of Perianesthesia Nurses: The CPAN® and CAPA® Certification Programs Appendix B: Testing Concepts and Strategies

  • ASPAN, Lois Schick, MN, MBA, RN, CPAN, CAPA, FASPAN, Perianesthesia Nurse Consultant
    Per Diem Staff Nurse II, PACU
    Lutheran Medical Center
    Wheat Ridge, Colorado and Pamela E Windle, DNP, RN, NE-BC, CPAN, CAPA, FAAN, FASPAN, Perianesthesia Nurse Consultant
    Nursing Program Manager
    Harris Health System
    Houston, Texas
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