Cardiac Index Based on Measurements Obtained in a Bedside Chair and in Bed
Cheryl Rader, RN, BSN, CCRN-CSC, Melissa Nelson, RN, Cindy Sobek, RN, BSN, Michelle Smith, RN, BSN, CCRN, Rose Garcia, RN, BSN, CCRN, Susan Wright, RN, BSN, CCRN, Kelly Moutray, RN, BSN, MEd, Sarah Shrum, RN, BSN, and Nancy M. Richards, RN, MSN, CCRN, CCN
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Learning Objectives

At the completion of this program, you will be able to:
  • Describe the procedure for obtaining intermittent cardiac index measurements.
  • Identify the clinical implications of obtaining cardiac index measurements from patients sitting up in a chair.
  • Discuss the findings of this study compared to previous studies in the literature.

Continuing Education Information

CE ID: A1120032
Total Contact Hours: 1.00
Pharma Hours: 0.0
Synergy Cat: A
Test Expires: 5/1/2014

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Cardiac Index Based on Measurements Obtained in a Bedside Chair and in Bed

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