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 examination.
PeriAnesthesia Certification Examination Study Guide, available from the National Association of PeriAnesthesia Nurses of Canada
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. (2011). Advanced cardiac life support. Ottawa: Author.
Lewis, S., Heitkemper, M., M., Dirksen, S., O’Brien, P. G., & Bucher, L. (2010). Medical-surgical nursing in Canada: Assessment and management of clinical problems. M. A. Barry, S. Goldsworthy & D. Goodridge (Eds.). Toronto: Elsevier Canada.
Macksey, L. (2012). Surgical procedures and anesthetic implications: A handbook for nurse Anesthesia practice. St. Louis: Saunders Elsevier.
National Association of PeriAnesthesia Nurses of Canada. (2011). Standards for practice (2nd ed.). Toronto: Author.
Odom-Forren, J. (2013). Drain’s perianesthesia nursing: A critical care approach (6th ed.). St. Louis: Saunders Elsevier.
Schick, L., & Windle, P. (2010). Perianesthesia nursing core curriculum: Preprocedure, phase I and phase II PACU nursing (2nd ed.). St. Louis: Saunders Elsevier.
Stannard, D., & Krenzischek, D. (2012). Perianesthesia nursing care: A bedside guide for safe recovery. Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett.