Critical Care Studies You Should Know About
Learning ObjectivesAt the completion of this program, you will be able to:
- Identify AACN’s priorities and discuss research questions that arise from these priorities.
- Describe critical care research studies that (1) increase understanding of a concept related to AACN priorities, (2) challenge a non–evidence-based practice, and (3) change practice.
- Based on AACN’s priorities and the studies presented, discuss areas requiring further research.
Continuing Education Information
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The purpose of this session is to highlight critical care research studies published during the past year that exemplify AACN’s priorities and advance the practice of critical care nursing. This presentation highlights the unique attributes, results, and practice implications of selected studies in areas such as septic shock management, glycemic control, less-invasive and noninvasive hemodynamic monitoring, and how to integrate these parameters into practice, patient-safety initiatives (e.g., infection prevention), tailored temperature management, and the long-term effects of critical illness. This session also presents strategies to enhance the use of evidence in practice, including how to become a smart consumer of evidence. The importance of these studies in advancing critical care nurs
Funded in part by a grant from GE Healthcare
This webcast was captured at the 2012 NTI held in Orlando, FL
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