Care of the Pediatric Surgical Patient
The goal of this course is to increase the knowledge of the perioperative nurse during assessment, care provision, and teaching of the pediatric surgical patient and family.

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Gloria Tartaglia RN
Course No:PSP083011
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
Pediatric Medicine

NOTE: The course expired on 12/31/2013.

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Learning Objectives
  • Define the educational level and training of a Pediatric Surgeon and Pediatric Anesthesiologist.
  • Identify at least three main elements of preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care.
  • Discuss how patient teaching differs between the preoperative and postoperative areas of care.
  • Identify at least three different assessment tools for each level of perioperative care (pre, intra, and post-op).


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