Critical Care 1607 - Critical Care Alert - Jul 01, 2012

Target Audience:

This educational activity is intended for critical care physicians and nurses.

Accreditation:

AHC Media is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designation:

This activity has been approved for 1.0 nursing contact hours using a 60-minute contact hour.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 14749, for 1.0 Contact Hours.

Nurses licensed in California should retain this credit letter for four years.

Faculty

Editor
David J. Pierson, MD
Professor Emeritus
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle

Nurse Planner
Leslie A. Hoffman, PhD, RN
Department of Acute/Tertiary Care
School of Nursing
University of Pittsburgh

Peer Reviewer
William Thompson, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle

Executive Editor
Leslie Coplin
AHC Media

Managing Editor
Neill Kimball
AHC Media

Associate Editors
Betty Tran, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Rush University Medical Center

Eric C. Walter, MD, MSc
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Northwest Permanente and Kaiser
Sunnyside Medical Center
Portland

Subjects:

  • Nighttime Intensivist Coverage May Not Benefit All ICUs
  • High-Flow Nasal Cannula Oxygen Therapy in Acute Respiratory Failure: What Do We Know?
  • Medical Emergency Team Calls in the Radiology Department
  • Hand Hygiene Exemplars: Lead the Followers
  • Does Aspirin Reduce Mortality in the Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome?

Objectives:

  • Identify the particular clinical, legal, or scientific issues related to critical care
  • Describe how those issues affect physicians, nurses, health care workers, hospitals, or the health care industry in general
  • Cite solutions to the problems associated with those issues

Financial Disclosure:

Critical Care Alert's Editor David J. Pierson, MD, Nurse Planner Leslie A. Hoffman, PhD, RN, Peer Reviewer William Thompson, MD, Executive Editor Leslie Coplin, and Managing Editor Neill Kimball, Associate Editors Betty Tran, MD, MS, and Eric C. Walter, MD, MSc report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

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