Patients’ Instability, Emergency Response, And Outcomes In The Radiology Department
Lora Ott, Marilyn Hravnak, Sunday Clark, and Nikhil Amesur
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Learning Objectives

At the completion of this program, you will be able to:
  • Identify factors that contributed to the increased risk for cardiopulmonary instability in patients undergoing testing/procedures in the radiology department.
  • Describe patient characteristics, changes in patient condition, and treatments provided that were most often seen in cases of radiology department medical emergency team (RD-MET) activation during this study.
  • Discuss nursing implications associated with identification of patients at risk for deterioration in the radiology department, strategies for early recognition of cardiopulmonary instability, and key interventions to improve outcomes in these patient

Continuing Education Information

CE ID: A1120063
Total Contact Hours: 1.00
Pharma Hours: 0.0
Synergy Cat: A
Test Expires: 11/1/2014

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Patients’ Instability, Emergency Response, And Outcomes In The Radiology Department

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