Overview

Receives patient from the OR, cath lab, post anesthesia even:Connects appropriate equipment and physioogical monitoring devices and confirm anethesia typeReceives verbal report from anesthesia providerPerforms initial postoperative assessmentObtains vital signs and recognizes normal and abnormal valuesCan perform the following assessments: psychological, respiratory, cardiovascular, neurological, neurovascular, and integumentaryRecovers patients per ASPAN and per organizational policy:General (phase 1)RegionalEpidural/ spinalConscious/ IV sedation Position Urgency:Rapid Response Crisis