PACU Nurse Shirt
A PACU Nurse has to be resourceful and extremely committed to check and evaluate slightest changes in a patient’s vitals even after surgery. He or she has to be very good communicators, as they will be communicating constantly with the patient and the family of the patient after the surgery. All communication with the patient has to be clear and concise. There are many instances where people have misunderstood what the surgeon was saying due to which misinterpretation has occurred. If this happens then there has to be a very grave errors corrected immediately. This is a critical aspect in the job of a PACU Nurse.
In many of the cases where people have died or have become comatose due to wrong surgery or mistake made during the surgery by the surgeon, the PACU nurse is the person who is called in to make the correct analysis, explain the situation to the family members and take over the responsibilities of the patient. All communication with the patient needs to be done clearly and concisely. The nurse even has to reassure the patient that everything is alright and explain to him about the post operative activities that he has to follow.
There are many different types of nursing shirts available these days. One can easily order one online or get it printed from any nearby store selling nursing supplies and clothes. These PACU shirts are extremely popular among people in nursing profession as it conveys a sense of professionalism. It is not mandatory for all nurses to wear a shirt but for those people who work in understaffed hospitals or nursing homes it becomes very important and required attire.