Neurological Devices for Critical Care Nursing

Pittsburgh, PA US
November 19, 2021

Due to the low volume of EVDs, there is a lack of knowledge related to how to manage, how to troubleshoot, and when to call additional resources such as neurosurgery to intervene.  This activity was designed to educate nurses on EVDs and possible issues. 

Target Audience

Registered Nurses 

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, the learner will be able to:

  • describe and provide appropriate care to patients with neurological hardware devices
  • recall steps to prime, level, zero, and manage EVDs and how to troubleshoot for EVDs
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
11/19/2021
Course expires: 
12/03/2021
Event starts: 
11/19/2021 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
11/19/2021 - 8:00am
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
4401 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
United States

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hour(s).

 

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.  

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 Attendance
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