NAPANc Standards 3rd edition Front Cover

 

The National Association of PeriAnesthesia Nurses of Canada (NAPAN©) is pleased to announce the newest edition of the Standards for Practice, 3rd edition. It was published on May 30, 2014. Orders will be accepted online. 

 

To order your copy in English, go to:  NAPANc Standards for Practice Order Form. 

To order your copy in French, go to:  FORMULAIRE DE COMMANDE, NORMES DE PRATIQUE 2014, troisième édition 

 

Orders for BOTH ENGLISH AND FRENCH are now being accepted.  Supplied in your choice of hard copy (book) of Electronic (PDF) in English.  French version available only in PDF/Electronic. 

Due to popular demand. The English hard copy will only be available until supplies run out. Then the Electronic (PDF) copy will be available until the next version is published.

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED????  The latest/newest additions include:  

The most recent evidence for all existing Standards (15), Resources (9) and Position Statements (2), PLUS: 

NEW!!!

  • Pediatric Resource
  • Pain Management Resource
  • Postoperative (and Prolonged) Nausea and Vomiting Management Resource
  • Airway Management Resource

PLUS:  Two new Position Statements, additional Glossary definitions, and an Index!!!

 

PLEASE NOTE EDITOR'S ERRATA: (or click on this document to save a copy for your records:  Editor's Errata)

 

1. Resource 11: Management of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting in all PeriAnesthesia Phases
 
The following statement, 2.5.6.1iii. on P. 198 (English):
“2.5.6.1iii. Health Canada has since allowed limited use of the butyrophenones to those who are not predisposed to prolonged QT intervals (greater than .044), electrolyte imbalance…..”
 
Should read,
“ 2.5.6.1iii. Health Canada has since allowed limited use of the butyrophenones to those who are not predisposed to prolonged QT intervals (greater than 0.44), electrolyte imbalance……”
 
 
2. Resource 11: Management of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting in all PeriAnesthesia Phases
 
The following statement, 2.5.7 on P. 199 (English):
“2.5.7 Dimenhydrinate and dimenhydramine are effective on the histamine and dopamine receptors and are effective for clients undergoing surgery affecting the vestibular apparatus”
 
Should read,
“2.5.7 Dimenhydrinate and diphenhydramine are effective on the histamine and dopamine receptors and are effective for clients undergoing surgery affecting the vestibular apparatus”
 
 
3. Resource 13: Airway Management in PostAnesthesia Phase I:
 
The following statement, 5.2.3.6, on P. 303 (English):
“5.2.3.6 Just prior to withdrawal of the ETT, instruct the client to inhale deeply and then exhale, removing the tube on end-expiration
 
Should read,
“5.2.3.6 Just prior to withdrawal of the ETT, instruct the client to inhale deeply and then exhale, removing the tube on end-inspiration (pre-expiration)
 
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause the reader.
 
NAPAN© Board of Directors, 2014.

 

Sponsors for the Third Edition of the NAPANc Standards for Practice:

ANSPAN, MAPAN, PANBC, PANA-SAC, PANGS, PANA-NAC, PANNB/PEI, QPANA, Laurel Archer, RN, Paula Ferguson, RN, Thao Le, RN, Laura Van Loon, RN.

 

Thank you to all of our sponsors for your support in the financing of the printing and translation of the Third Edition of the NAPANc Standards for Practice, 2014.

 

Past Editions of the NAPANc Standards for Practice:

 

The Second Edition of the Standards for Practice was launched in October, 2011  The Standards are a comprehensive collection of standards based on competencies as per the Canadian Nurses Association's standards and focus on Accreditation Canada's Model as the framework for this version.

 

Highlights of the Standards include:

  • Evidence-based Standards of PeriAnesthesia Nursing Practice
  • A framework of PeriAnesthesia Nursing Practice which includes the PeriAnesthesia Nursing Paradigm

 

    The 15 Standards include: 

Assessment, Nursing Diagnosis, Planning, Implementation, Evaluation, Professional Responsibility and Accountability, Continuing Competence, Ethics, The Canadian Legal System, Research, Leadership, Collaboration, Quality Management, Risk Management and Quality Improvement, Quality Human Resource Utilization, Quality Professional Practice Environment.

 

Resources focus on

  • Nursing Competencies of the PeriAnesthesia Nurse
  • Functions of the PeriAnesthesia Environment: Physical Facilities, Equipment
  • Functions of the PeriAnesthesia Environment: Minimum Staffing and Patient Classification
  • Transportation and Communication for Safe Transfer of Care
  • Patient Assessment, Data Collection and Management
  • Discharge Criteria for all PostAnesthesia Phases
  • Care of the Geriatric Client
  • Thermoregulation:  Maintenance of Normothermia
  • ICU Overflow Clients in Phase I (PostAnesthesia Care Unit)

 

The Standards are relevant for all Domains of PeriAnesthesia Nursing Practice and can be used as a reference by

  • Clinicians
  • Educators
  • Administrators
  • Researchers

 

Please note editorial errata in the 2nd edition: 

On pg. 152 (English version):

Section: 

4.2.2.2ii.   Sensory block is at the dermatome level of T8 or lower and partial movement of the lower extremity returns, a minimum Bromage score of 1.

SHOULD READ:

4.2.2.2ii.   Sensory block is at the dermatome level of T10 or lower and partial..........

In both English and French versions: 

Page 214, 218:  

Aldrete discharge criteria tables should have % instead of "mmHg" wherever written in the circulation category.   

We apologize for these errors.

 

The National Association of PeriAnesthesia Nurses of Canada's Second Edition of the "Standards for Practice" are available in English and French

 

To order your own copy of the Standards for Practice, please click on the menu item under "Standards", "Standards for Practice Order Form" (English) or "Formulaire de commande pour les normes de pratique".  Print it and email/mail/fax it to the address/number indicated along with your cheque or credit card number (please sign the form), or submit by email (where indicated) with your credit card information.  If you choose to email the form, you may add as an attachment to an email with credit card information.  If you wish to pay by cheque, please mail in a copy of the form along with your cheque to the address indicated.  


Sponsors of the Second Edition of the NAPANc Standards for Practice:

ANSPAN, MAPAN, PANBC, PANA-SAC, PANGS, PANA-NAC, PANNB/PEI, OPANA, QPANA, Paula Ferguson, RN, Thao Le, RN, Laura Van Loon, RN. 

Thank you to all of our sponsors for your support in the financing of the printing of the Second Edition of the NAPANc Standards for Practice, 2011. 

If you wish to contribute to the financing of the translation and printing of the French version of the Second Edition of the NAPANc Standards for Practice, please complete the following form, Standards Donor Pledge Form save it to your desktop, and email it to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or to the Chair of the Fundraising Committee, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (email).

 

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