Target audience: Nurses new to the perianesthesia unit.

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After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Demonstrate appropriate assessment and management of the surgical patient prior to anesthesia/procedure on the day of surgery through the perioperative continuum of care.
2. Effectively communicate with the patient care team during the perioperative course. 
3. Document the required patient assessments necessary for the specific phase of anesthesia care. 
4. Recognize the purpose and effects of different anesthesia agents administered to the perianesthesia patient. 
5. Define multimodal pain management therapies used in the perianesthesia setting.
6. Provide pertinent pre/post-anesthesia education to the patient and the responsible individual or caregiver to promote optimal patient outcomes. 


Shelley V. McAvoy, MSN, RN, CV-BC
Clinical Nurse Educator
Baystate Medical Center

Lindsey Bowen, MSN, RN, CAPA
Clinical Nurse Educator
Baystate Medical Center

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education (CE) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Any relevant financial relationships are mitigated prior to the educational activity.

None of the planners or faculty for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.                                                                          

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 contact hour(s).
Nurses should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Session date: 
08/26/2024 - 8:00am to 4:00pm EDT
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 7.00 ANCC Contact Hours

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