New assignments will be posted every Wednesday and the discussion will continue through Tuesday. End of day on Tuesday the previous week’s discussion thread will close and the discussion will move to the new assignment. I will be monitoring the discussion throughout the week and adding comments and instruction as we go. I encourage you to comment and ask for clarification as well.   ~ Wendy




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Your assignments this week are as follows. Do your assignments and post the answers in the forum. Remember to cite your source. We’ll comment and discuss in the forum.

Next Wednesday, I’ll post a video summary.  


If your last name starts with B, A, D, E, or F

  1. How long does the patient have to stay in the recovery area after a dose of Naloxone is given?
  2. Post Cholecystectomy the patient experiences pain in the right shoulder. How does the nurse respond?
  3. Your patient admits to using cocaine regularly. You must monitor the patient for withdrawal. What does Cocaine withdrawal look like?
  4. A patient with a history of Asthma is having trouble breathing coming out of surgery. What will you do for this patient?
  5. What is this rhythm and what do you anticipate doing for this patient  :



If your last name starts with C, G, I, J, or K

  1. How do you position a patient s/p ORIF of the hip?
  2. How should you communicate with an autistic patient? How should you approach them?
  3. What drugs are contraindicated in a patient with Myasthenia Gravis?
  4. How do you control the environment for an Alzheimer’s patient in the PACU? How would you approach them?
  5. The patient has an episode of V-Tach 45 minutes after a Malignant Hyperthermia episode, what do you give? Dantrolene, Calcium, Amiodarone, Amlodipine?


If your last name starts with S, L, N, O, or P

  1. What part of the body are you doing surgery on if you’re preparing the patient with a retrobulbar block?
  2. How do you calculate the Romazicon dose for a pediatric patient?
  3. If the patient is allergic to bananas, kiwis and papaya. What allergy risk do you alert the surgical team about?
  4. What nerve innervates the diaphragm?
  5. Your s/p strabismus repair patient is experiencing oculomotor syndrome. What are the symptoms and what do you do about it?? 


If your last name starts with H, Q, R, T, or U

  1. What is the perianesthesia nurse’s first response to a patient with pulseless electrical activity (PEA)?
  2. What are the indications and nursing precautions for Hydralazine?  
  3. What are the nursing considerations for an elderly person received after Monitored Anesthesia Care (MAC)?
  4. What are the indications and nursing precautions for Verapamil?
  5. The patient is taking MAO inhibitors. Which medication is contraindicated? MSO4, Demerol, Codeine, Tylenol

If your last name starts with M, V, W, X, Y, or Z

  1. What are the potential complications of a retrobulbar block?
  2. What is the order of loss and return for spinal anesthesia?
  3. What is the clinical presentation for a patient with a developing tension pneumothorax?
  4. Why would you tell the patient with a finger reattachment surgery to limit the use of caffeine?

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