Engaging Critically Ill Patients in Symptom Management: Thinking Outside the Box!

Author(s): Linda L. Chlan, RN, PhD

Contact Hours 1.00

CERP A 1.00

Expires Jul 01, 2019

Topics: Behavioral/Psychosocial, Pulmonary

Fees
Member: Free
NonMember: $10.00

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Activity Summary

Caring for critically ill patients receiving mechanical ventilation in the intensive care unit (ICU) is an immense challenge for clinicians. Interventions to maintain physiological stability and life itself can cause a number of adverse effects that have a marked impact on patients beyond the period of critical illness or injury.

Objectives

  • Identify ICU factors that increase anxiety in mechanically ventilated patients.
  • Explain the conceptual basis of music listening for relaxation.
  • Understand the importance of music preferences for successful music listening interventions.

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Successful Completion

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Disclosure

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Accreditation

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC's) Commission on Accreditation, ANCC Provider Number 0012 (60 min contact hour). AACN has been approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the California State Board of Registered Nursing, California Provider number CEP1036 contact hours (50 min contact hour).

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