Opioid-induced respiratory depression (OIRD) can rapidly lead to full-blown respiratory failure. This session explores why capnography is a valuable assessment tool to determine the cause and severity of a patient’s respiratory distress and guide decisions on and use of treatment options. It delineates steps for creating a multidisciplinary EBP initiative in a multi-hospital system.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 10/3/23.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Planning Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.
Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.
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.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to discuss the use of capnography to detect OIRD and articulate the steps in developing an EBP initiative in an academic medical center.
DNP, RN, ACNS-BC, CMSRN, RYT200,
Director of Professional Nursing Practice,