Postoperative care in the ASC setting includes the same phases of care provided in an inpatient postanesthesia care unit (PACU). The American Society of Perianesthesia Nurses (ASPAN) has established a scope of practice for preanesthesia and postanesthesia nursing care which is applicable in the ambulatory setting
On completion of this module the learner will be able to:
- List the postanesthesia levels of care
- Identify key points of ongoing patient assessment
- Explain the concept of fast tracking
Contact Hours: 1.1
Examination and evaluation must be completed by 1/1/2018 in order to receive contact hours.