1015-20: What you Measure, Motivates: Advancements in a Vulnerable Population's Care, Using Evidence-Based Practice to Improve Outcomes in Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome, AWS-related Psychosis, and AWS-related Delirium

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1015-20: What you Measure, Motivates: Advancements in a Vulnerable Population's Care, Using Evidence-Based Practice to Improve Outcomes in Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome, AWS-related Psychosis, and AWS-related Delirium

Uniquely developed, this exciting, dynamic and informative presentation engages you through thought-provoking and inspiring evidence-based, advanced information regarding Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome, Delirium Tremens, and Delirium during AWS. Education regarding AWS, Delirium and Delirium Tremens empowers you to develop sophisticated, evidence-based assessment skills, providing ample opportunities to improve patient outcomes.


Presenter:
  Carrie A. Hartung, BSN, BS, RN (MSN-C)

Disclosures:  The presenter and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label use of medications will not be discussed during this presentation.


Session Length:
  1 hour 54 minutes

Target Audience:  RN


Learning Outcome:
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify methods of objective CNS and ANS assessment to improve AWS patient outcomes.

Keywords:  Alcohol Withdrawal, Assessment


Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
2.0 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Originally Presented
APNA 34th Annual Conference

The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2023

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