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Toronto, ON, M1K 5E9

Post-Anaesthesia Care Nursing

Course Code CECC-410
Course Name Post-Anaesthesia Care Nursing
Category Health Professionals
Description This course addresses post-anaesthesia nursing care from admission to discharge. Various anaesthetic techniques will be discussed, as will post-anaesthesia nursing care for various surgical specialties. The use of specialized monitoring equipment and data interpretation will also be covered. Other topics include the assessment and management of post-operative pain, care of patients with thermal imbalance, care of the shock trauma patient and airway management.

If you are taking 7910 - RN Critical Care Nursing, a practicum course follows, otherwise, CECC-410 (Post-Anaesthesia Care Nursing) has a one-day observation ONLY requirement to complete the course.

Students going into the PACU course must either work in a hospital or clinic where surgery is performed or obtain clearance from Centennial College Clinical Placement Office in order for us to find you the placement (police check takes three months).
Notes This is offered entirely online.

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Section Cost Semester Start Date End Date Meeting Times Campus
841 $632.65 Summer 2024 2024-05-27 2024-06-14
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