2017-2018 Perianesthesia Nursing Standards, Practice Recommendations and Interpretive Statements

Author: ASPAN
Affiliation:
Publisher: American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses
Publication Date: 2016
ISBN 10: 0017688337
ISBN 13: 9780017688330
eISBN: 9780017688347
Edition: 1st

Description:

The 2017-2018 edition of the ASPAN Standards contains principles of safety and ethics in perianesthesia practice, perianesthesia practice standards, practice recommendations, position statements, resources from partnering organizations and interpretive statements which provide clarity and definition to key elements of the standards. New content in this publication includes an updates to the practice recommendation for care of the adult patient with obstructive sleep apnea, as well as the prevention of unwanted sedation in the adult patient. New position statements include a position statement on alarm management, a position statement on acuity based staffing for Phase I and a position statement on air quality and occupational hazard exposure prevention. A new resource has been added to provide guidance for a perianesthesia orientation timeline.

Table of Contents

Front Matter

  • ABOUT
  • Introduction
  • Core Ideology

PART ONE: SCOPE OF PERIANESTHESIA NURSING PRACTICE

  • Scope of Perianesthesia Nursing Practice
  • REFERENCES

PART TWO: PRINCIPLES OF PERIANESTHESIA PRACTICE

  • I. Perianesthesia Standards for Ethical Practice American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses
  • II. Principles of Safe Perianesthesia Practice American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses

PART THREE: STANDARDS OF PERIANESTHESIA NURSING PRACTICE

  • STANDARD I Patient Rights
  • STANDARD II Environment of Care
  • STANDARD III Staffing and Personnel Management
  • STANDARD IV Quality Improvement
  • STANDARD V Research and Clinical Inquiry
  • STANDARD VI Nursing Process

PART FOUR: PRACTICE RECOMMENDATIONS

  • PRACTICE RECOMMENDATION 1 Patient Classification/Staffing Recommendations
  • PRACTICE RECOMMENDATION 2 Components of Assessment and Management for the Perianesthesia Patient
  • PRACTICE RECOMMENDATION 3 Equipment for Preanesthesia/Day of Surgery Phase, PACU Phase I, Phase II and Extended Care
  • PRACTICE RECOMMENDATION 4 Competencies for the Perianesthesia Registered Nurse
  • PRACTICE RECOMMENDATION 5 Competencies of Perianesthesia Support Staff
  • PRACTICE RECOMMENDATION 6 Safe Transfer of Care: Handoff and Transportation
  • PRACTICE RECOMMENDATION 7 The Role of the Registered Nurse in the Management of Patients Undergoing Sedation for Short-Term Therapeutic, Diagnostic or Surgical Procedures
  • PRACTICE RECOMMENDATION 8 Fast Tracking the Ambulatory Surgery Patient
  • PRACTICE RECOMMENDATION 9 Visitation in the Perianesthesia Care Unit
  • PRACTICE RECOMMENDATION 10 Obstructive Sleep Apnea in the Adult Patient
  • PRACTICE RECOMMENDATION 11 The Prevention of Unwanted Sedation in the Adult Patient

PART FIVE: ASPAN POSITION STATEMENTS

  • POSITION STATEMENT 1 A Position Statement on the Perianesthesia Patient with a Do-Not-Resuscitate Advance Directive
  • POSITION STATEMENT 2 A Position Statement on “On Call/Work Schedule”
  • POSITION STATEMENT 3 A Joint Position Statement on ICU Overflow Patients developed by ASPAN, AACN, and ASA’s Committee on Surgical Anesthesia
  • POSITION STATEMENT 4 A Position Statement for Medical-Surgical Overflow Patients in the Postanesthesia Care Unit and Ambulatory Surgery Unit
  • POSITION STATEMENT 5 A Position Statement on Safe Medication Administration
  • POSITION STATEMENT 6 A Position Statement on the Older Adult
  • POSITION STATEMENT 7 A Position Statement on the Pediatric Patient
  • POSITION STATEMENT 8 A Position Statement on Workplace Violence, Horizontal Hostility and Workplace Incivility in the Perianesthesia Settings
  • POSITION STATEMENT 9 A Position Statement on Substance Abuse in Perianesthesia Practice
  • POSITION STATEMENT 10 A Position Statement on Workflow Interruptions, Technology, Social Media and Perianesthesia Practice
  • POSITION STATEMENT 11 A Position Statement on Care of the Perinatal Patient
  • POSITION STATEMENT 12 A Position Statement on the Nurse of the Future: Minimum BSN Requirement for Practice
  • POSITION STATEMENT 13 A Position Statement on Alarm Management
  • POSITION STATEMENT 14 A Position Statement on Acuity Based Staffing for Phase I
  • POSITION STATEMENT 15 A Position Statement on Air Quality and Occupational Hazard Exposure Prevention

PART SIX: ASPAN RESOURCES

  • RESOURCE 1 Appraisal and Synthesis of Evidence Using Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI)
  • RESOURCE 2A Statement on Routine Preoperative Laboratory and Diagnostic Screening
  • RESOURCE 2B Basic Standards For Preanesthesia Care
  • RESOURCE 2C Standards For Postanesthesia Care
  • RESOURCE 2D Standards For Basic Anesthetic Monitoring
  • RESOURCE 2E Statement on Nonoperating Room Anesthetizing Locations
  • RESOURCE 3 Association for Radiologic & Imaging Nursing Clinical Practice Guideline: Handoff Communication Concerning Patients Undergoing a Radiological Procedure with General Anesthesia
  • RESOURCE 4 Perianesthesia Orientation Timeline
  • RESOURCE 5 Clinical Practice Resources