Measuring Acuity and Pediatric Critical Care Nursing Workload by Using ICU CAMEO III

Author(s): Jean Anne Connor, PhD, RN, CPNP, Christine LaGrasta, DNP, RN, CPNP-PC/AC, Benjamin Cerrato, MPH, NREMT, Courtney Porter, MPH, CPHQ, Kimberly Gauvreau, ScD, Diana Morrill, MPH, Justine Fortkiewicz, MSN, RN-BC, CRN-K, CPN, Mallory Mechler, BSN, RN, CCRN, Amy Donnellan, DNP, CPNP-AC, Alexandra Kaduc, MS, RN, CCRN, Ruby Whalen, MSN, RN, NC-BC, CCRC, Ashlee Shields, PhD, RN, CCRN, Michelle Bruno, BSN, RN, Angela Jarden, MSN, RN, CCRN, Anne Dey, DNP, RN, and Patricia A. Hickey, PhD, MBA, RN, NEA-BC

Contact Hours 1.00

CERP C 1.00

Expires Mar 01, 2025

Topics: Research, Staffing

Population: Pediatric

Role: Researcher, Manager

Member: Free
NonMember: $10.00

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Activity Summary

Required reading for all learners: Implicit Bias impacts patient outcomes

The ICU CAMEO III acuity tool and CAMEO complexity classifications are valid measures of patient acuity and nursing cognitive workload compared with PRISM III and TISS-C in academic children’s hospitals.


  • Describe the importance of measuring nursing workload and prior approaches
  • Describe development and validation of ICU CAMEO© acuity tool
  • Discuss the areas of practical application of the ICU CAMEO III© acuity tool

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