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Advocate Good Samaritan nurse presents at PeriAnesthesia conference

Judith J. Kinnavy, RN, BSN, CAPA, surgical care nurse clinician 3, presented “Creating a New Paradigm for Treatment of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting (PONV) via Risk Identification and Implementing Best Practices” to more than 600 nurses at The American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses 32nd national conference on April 15 in Chicago.

According to a news release, Kinnavy explored PONV management through the use of perioperative tools for preoperative risk assessment and postoperative treatment resources. The presentation also featured the physiological basis of PONV, predictive factors, pharmaceutical agents (prophylactic/rescue) and non-pharmacological interventions.

ASPAN represents the interests of more than 55,000 nurses who practice in preanesthesia and postanesthesia care, according to the release.

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