Note: All references are important, but bolded references were chosen by members of the PeriAnesthesia Nursing Examination Committee as “key references” for nurses preparing for the PeriAnesthesia nursing certification exam.
National Association of PeriAnesthesia Nurses of Canada. PeriAnesthesia Certification Examination Study Guide. Available from http://napanc.ca/
Fitzgerald Macksey, L. (2012). Surgical procedures and anesthetic implications: A handbook for nurse anesthesia practice. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning.
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. (2011). Advanced cardiac life support [Training course]. Ottawa: Author.
Lewis, S. L., Ruff Dirksen, S., McLean Heitkemper, M., Bucher, L., & Camera, I. M. (Eds.) (2014). Medical-surgical nursing in Canada: Assessment and management of clinical problems (3rd Cdn. ed.). Toronto: Elsevier Canada.
National Association of PeriAnesthesia Nurses of Canada. (2014). Standards for practice (3rd ed.). Toronto: Author.
National Association of PeriAnesthesia Nurses of Canada. (2016). PeriAnesthesia certification examination study guide. Retrieved from http://napanc.ca/index.php/certification/certification-study-guide/138-certification-study-guide
Odom-Forren, J. (2013). Drain’s perianesthesia nursing: A critical care approach (6th ed.). St. Louis: Saunders/Elsevier.
Schick, L., & Windle, P. E. (Eds.). (2010). Perianesthesia nursing core curriculum: Preprocedure, phase I and phase II PACU nursing (2nd ed.). St. Louis: Saunders/Elsevier.
Stannard, D., & Krenzischek, D. A. (Eds.). (2012). Perianesthesia nursing care: A bedside guide for safe recovery. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.