Red Light at Night: A Feasibility Study in Hospitalized Patients

Red Light at Night: A Feasibility Study in Hospitalized Patients

Identification: MSNJ2003
Issue: January-February 2020
Volume: Vol. 29/No. 1
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Available until 02/28/2022
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Light can be a noxious stimulus during hospitalization. This study evaluated use of a red night-light intervention for hospitalized adults. The red light was found to be a feasible intervention and well received by participants.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this education activity, the learner will be able to discuss how nursing interventions that manipulate the physical environment during patient hospitalization may facilitate sleep and promote patient healing and recovery.

Learning Engagement Activity:
Engage your nursing colleagues in a discussion about what nursing interventions may be feasible in your work area.

Contact hours available until 2/28/22.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
The author(s), editor, editorial committee, content reviewers, and education director reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education article.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

Anthony J Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number CEP 5387.

This article was reviewed and formatted for contact hour credit by Michele Boyd, MSN, RN, AMSN Education Director.


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Red Light at Night: A Feasibility Study in Hospitalized Patients

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Josh Savoie
3/6/20 3:15 pm

Well organized

Anna Marks
3/8/20 3:08 pm

Interesting plan to investigate

Paul DeJohn
3/25/20 11:36 am

Simple and cost effective outside the box thinking with lighting options.

Grace Allen
5/31/20 9:08 pm

Great introduction to the effect of light on rest.

Brenda Williams
8/6/20 10:18 am

Very interesting. Would like to see if this goes anywhere.

Anal Rathod
8/29/20 7:30 pm

Safe and cost effective practice to improve patients sleep.

Lisa Grave
7/24/21 2:53 am

Will be interest to see more data on this.