A Competency-Based Orientation (CBO) Protocol Enhances Competency Among Newly-Hired Perianesthesia Nurses (1.25 CH – IC)
The purpose of this quality improvement project was to develop a competency-based orientation (CBO) protocol based on the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses Nursing Standards and CBO for perianesthesia nurses.
Lower Extremity Injury While Undergoing Urology Procedures in the Trendelenburg with Lithotomy Position: Three Case Reports (1.25 CH – DC)
The purpose of this article is to report and discuss the incidence of severe lower extremity injuries associated with robotic procedures in Trendelenburg with lithotomy position.
Central Line Care and Management: Adopting Evidence-Based Nursing Interventions (1.5 CH – DC)
The purpose of this article is to review current evidence to guide perianesthesia nurses in the care of a patient with a central vascular access device (CVAD).
Perianesthesia Patient Education for the Promotion of Opioid Stewardship (1.5 CH – DC)
Perianesthesia nurses, particularly those who educate patients before and after surgery, have an excellent opportunity to educate patients and families who are discharged to home after surgery.
A Practical Approach to Acute Postoperative Pain Management in Chronic Pain Patients (1.25 CH – DC)
This article aims to summarize practical considerations for acute postoperative pain management in patients with chronic pain conditions.
Certified Surgical Services Manager (CSSM): The New Gold Standard (1.75 CH - IC)
In this article, we comprehensively review CSSM certification and offer insights into the importance of lifelong learning and continuous professional development.
Perioperative Pain Management Strategies in the Age of an Opioid Epidemic (1.5 CH - DC)
This article reviews the pain process and outlines low-dose opioid/opioid-free pain management modalities.
Anesthetic Management of Elderly Patients With Down Syndrome: A Case Report (1.75 CH - DC)
In this report, we described the anesthetic management of a 50-year-old woman with Down syndrome undergoing major cervical spine surgery.
Perianesthesia Implications and Considerations for Drug-Induced QT Interval Prolongation (1.25 CH - DC)
This article reviews the physiology and measurement of the QT interval, the risk factors of QT prolongation, the mechanism of drug-induced QT prolongation, and perioperative considerations for patient care.
Perioperative Considerations for Patients with Major Depressive Disorder Undergoing Surgery (1.75 CH – DC)
This article reviews the pathophysiology of MDD, mechanism of action of antidepressants, and perioperative considerations for patients on antidepressant medications.
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