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Certification Review for PeriAnesthesia Nursing, 2nd Edition


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.

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New to This Edition

    • UNIQUE! This review is based on the latest CPAN and CAPA examination blueprints, ensuring that you are fully prepared for what you will face on these examinations.
    • All questions are revised or completely new to reflect the latest standards of practice.

Key Features

    • Case study and clinical application questions help you prepare for in-hospital or ambulatory certification.
    • Questions are written at different levels of difficulty throughout, with a strong emphasis on application.
    • Case-based scenarios help you apply your knowledge and challenge your understanding of perianesthesia clinical practice.
    • Detailed rationales are provided for every question, ensuring that you understand why answers are correct or incorrect.
    • Each question is referenced to up-to-date research and key resources, making it easy to locate necessary resources based on your own study plan.

Author Information

    By American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses; Barbara Putrycus, RN, MSN, CCRN, Surgical Services, QA/Regulatory Compliance/Infection Control, Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center, Dearborn, MI; and Jacqueline Ross, RN, MSN, CPAN, Perianesthesia Nursing Consultant, Patient Safety Analyst, OHIC Insurance/The Doctors Company, Columbus, OH

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Certification Review for PeriAnesthesia Nursing, 2nd Edition
  • Paperback
  • Reference
  • 368 Pages
  • Trim Size: 7 1/4 X 10 1/4 in
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-3124-6
  • Copyright: 2008