This session describes an improvement plan at one institution in safely meeting post-op blood glucose levels for cardiac surgery patients and the important role nurses play in interdisciplinary collaboration across levels of care to ensure quality compliance and patient safety.
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.
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.
1. Discuss the clinical rationale for glucose management post-cardiac surgery.
2. Describe steps in quality improvement.
3. Identify the role of nurse.