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Download and read online Perianesthesia Nursing Core Curriculum in PDF and EPUB Written by the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ASPAN), this all-in-one reference includes the vital information needed to succeed on the CAPA and CPAN certification exams and excel in practice. Includes new chapters on bariatric care and and newest guidelines.
Download and read online PeriAnesthesia Nursing Core Curriculum in PDF and EPUB Prepare to succeed on the CPAN® and CAPA® exams with this authoritative guide from ASPAN! PeriAnesthesia Nursing Core Curriculum, 3rd Edition is a comprehensive reference that helps you care for patients before and after anesthesia in all types of settings. There’s no other review like it. Coverage of the full scope of perianesthesia nursing makes it an ideal resource for both in-hospital and ambulatory care. And to keep you current, this edition also describes the newest advances in interventional radiology, robotics, and endoscopy procedures. Written by the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses and edited by respected perianesthesia nurses Lois Schick and Pam Windle, this book will help you develop the skills and expertise you need to excel on your certification exam and in practice. Authoritative ASPAN authors cover the core content necessary to demonstrate competency as a perianesthesia nurse, including ASPAN’s full scope of practice for the CPAN® and CAPA® certifications. Six sections cover required competencies in these key areas of perianesthesia nursing: professional issues, preoperative assessment, patient care across the life span, perianesthesia, body systems, and education and discharge. Easy-to-use outline format provides a quick review of the fundamentals and standards of practice for patient assessment and care. Objectives at the beginning of each chapter help you focus on and learn key content. Numerous boxes, tables, and illustrations highlight important information and make the book a valuable reference. Preoperative Assessment Competencies section addresses all aspects of the complete assessment of the patient and family, including areas such as transcultural nursing and alternative therapies as well as the mentally and physically challenged patient. Life Span Considerations section prepares you for the care of patients of all ages with chapters on pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. Useful appendixes cover the CPAN and CAPA certification programs and provide test-taking strategies, helping you to prepare for and pass your exam. A bibliography at the end of every chapter lists additional research resources. NEW content covers interventional radiology, robotics, endoscopy procedures, and the latest technology as it impacts perianesthesia nurses. NEW! Streamlined chapters provide a more concise book. UPDATED Professional Competencies section includes the latest safety, regulatory, and healthcare policies. UPDATED Education and Discharge Competencies section addresses the changes in ambulatory settings and patient discharges.
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Download and read online Clinical Coach for Effective Perioperative Nursing Care in PDF and EPUB This handy reference transitions from class to clinical to practice to provide the perioperative information needed in hospital operating rooms, ambulatory surgical units, critical care units, procedure labs, and free-standing surgical centers. It delivers everything nurses need to know to safely prepare patients for surgical procedures and monitor and care for them afterward. Prioritized bulleted lists, full-color illustrations, and concise tables provide access to essential, evidence-based knowledge.
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Download and read online Core Curriculum for Critical Care Nursing in PDF and EPUB From the experts at the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), comes the definitive resource on administering quality nursing care to critically ill patients. The 6th edition has been updated to reflect the current state of critical care nursing practice and includes new content on the AACN Synergy Model, professional care and ethical practice, and critical care patients with special needs, as well as the most current literature and clinical studies. The clear and logical format makes this book an ideal study tool for critical care nursing orientation and continuing education programs. By covering the newest content on the CCRN exam, it also serves as an important resource for nurses preparing for critical care certification. Authored by the experts at the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. Reflects the most recent blueprint of the CCRN examination. Content spans basic to advanced levels with an emphasis on nursing practice. Organized by body system and written in a concise outline format for ease of use. Coverage of the AACN Synergy Model is featured in the new opening chapter. Professional Care and Ethical Practice is integrated into the Core Curriculum series framework. A new chapter on Critical Care Patients with Special Needs includes bariatric and geriatric patients in critical care, as well as high-risk obstetric patients. Features new content on chest tubes, liver transplantation for acute liver failure, spirituality, and spiritual aspects of care. Integrates pain as the 5th vital sign and includes JCAHO, HCFA, and AHCPR guidelines relating to pain management. Features AHRQ evidence-based practice guidelines as reference sources for practice interventions. New organization for Patient Care presents patient problems, needs, etc. in order of clinical priority. Expanded Nursing Interventions includes considerations related to patient/family education, patient transfer, and discharge planning. Web-based resources for CDC, AHA, NINR, National Guideline Clearinghouse, NIH Consensus Conference Proceedings, ADA.
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