This session examines the nursing considerations for the patient with an aortic/thoracic aneurysm.
Contact hours available until 9/27/2017.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, Authors, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Planning Committee Member Tammy Mitchell discloses that she holds stock with Hill-Rom.
There are no other disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: 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.
Objectives: 1. Discuss the definition and causes of an aortic/thoracic aneurysm. 2. Describe the medical treatment of a patient with an aortic/thoracic aneurysm and describe the nursing care of that patient. 3. Explain surgical treatment of aortic/thoracic aneurysm, including open repair and endovascular repair, and describe nursing management.