Written by the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ASPAN) the leading organization for perianesthesia nursing education, practice, standards and research, this book is the only question-based CAPA and CPAN exam review available. All 700 questions include comprehensive rationales and are individually referenced to current research. This review/practice tool provides you with the core knowledge, essential skills, and fundamental principles integral to perianesthesia nursing practice.
Table of Contents
1. Certification of Perianesthesia Nurses: The CPAN(R) and CAPA(R) Certification Programs 2. Professional Issues Applied to Perianesthesia Nursing Practice 3. Perianesthesia Considerations Across the Life Span 4. Pharmacologic Considerations 5. The Spectrum of Perianesthesia Clinical Practice 6. Cardiac, Vascular, and Pulmonary Systems 7. Physiologic Balance 8. Neurologic, Neurovascular, and Musculoskeletal Systems 9. Intraabdominal and Retroperitoneal Observations 10. Maxillofacial, Nasopharyngeal, Ophthalmic, Otologic, and Reconstructive Concepts