Review issues related to liver failure such as clinical manifestations, general patient care, laboratory testing, hemodynamic management, bleeding prevention, infection control, and treatment. Managing complications including metabolic abnormalities, encephalopathy, cerebral edema, and increased intracranial pressure are also discussed.
Contact hours available until 10/2/2018.
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: There are no 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.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the participant will describe the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of acute liver failure.
RN, MN, CCRN-K, CCTN,
Transplant/Surgery Program Nurse Specialist,
UPMC Presbyterian University of Pittsburgh Medical Center