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Research Project

ASPAN Geriatric Advanced Perianesthesia Competency
in Pain and Comfort

  • Geriatric advanced perianesthesia competency in pain and comfort

  • Supported by two-year Nurse Competence in Aging Grant

  • Initiated in 2004 and presented in 2005

  • Purpose – to investigate if the ASPAN geriatric advanced perianesthesia competency in pain and comfort learning module was effective in increasing the perianesthesia nurses’ knowledge of pain and comfort

  • Implications for nursing – the perianesthesia nurse must have advanced knowledge and competence in the areas of pain and comfort when caring for the geriatric patient

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