Obstructive sleep apnea requires vigilant nursing assessments to prevent respiratory depression. This session shares the importance of screening protocols to assist nurses with follow-through for safe patient outcomes.
Contact hours available until 9/29/2015.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Speaker(s) have no disclosures to declare.
Planning Committee members have no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC-COA)
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered nursing, Provider Number, CEP 5387.
Outline the pathophysiology of sleep-disordered breathing.
Describe the care of the high-risk respiratory depression patient who has received opioids, intravenous sedation, or anesthesia.
Use the Stop-Bang scoring model and educate patients regarding obstructive sleep apnea follow-through.