A  Competency-Based Orientation for the Registered Nurse Caring for the Pediatric Patient in the Perianesthesia Setting - 2022 Edition

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This long-awaited revised publication serves as a resource for nurses new to the practice of caring for pediatrics in the perianesthesia practice as well as experienced nurses seeking opportunities to review critical elements of pediatric care. This edition includes current best practice information regarding pediatrics.

ASPAN’s A Competency-Based Orientation for the Registered Nurse Caring for the Pediatric Patient in the Perianesthesia Setting provides updated practice through evidenced-based information. This edition enhances perianesthesia pediatric practices by recognizing the unique anatomy, physiology, and psychosocial needs of the pediatric population. The newly revised verification process supports validation of competency utilizing a variety of recommended activities to enhance understanding and demonstrate the integration of new knowledge and information.

Many pediatric nurse experts have shared their knowledge and expertise to create this book. Additional information has been integrated in this version to encompass not only the physiological and anatomical differences of the pediatric population, but also to explore the psychosocial challenges many children face today in our everchanging world. The care described supports professional standards and guidelines with the most up-to-date practices from across the nation.

Copyright: one copy of the Pedi CBO is designed for one hospital/unit access only. Multi-hospital systems must purchase a discounted, unrestricted license. Full copyright statement available. Contact for more information. 

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For more information on a discounted unrestricted licensing program, as well as discounts on licensing the CBO series, contact:

Program Format:

Flash drive:  each flash drive contains a full .pdf file of the publication as well as separate chapter .pdf files for easy access by the user
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Hard copy:  printed on three-hole paper / shrink-wrapped

Price (for either format):

ASPAN member price:  $95.00
Non-member price: $150.00

Please add shipping and handling:
Domestic - $15.00
Alaska, Hawaii, Canada - $25.00
International (Other) - $35.00

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