A Case Study of Cascade Iatrogenesis

A Case Study of Cascade Iatrogenesis

Identification: MSNJ2106
Issue: March-April 2021
Volume: Vol. 30/No. 2
Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)
Available until 04/30/2023
  • 1.30 - CH


Learning Outcome:
After completing this education activity, the learner will be able to identify the crucial role nurses play in mitigating the effects of cascade iatrogenesis by using ERAS protocols and practicing risk anticipation to detect early warning signs that may signal decompensation in postoperative patients.

Contact hours available until 4/30/23.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online NCPD evaluation.

Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

The author(s), editor, editorial committee, content reviewers, and education director reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this nursing continuing professional development article.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:

No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:

This educational activity 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 Nursing, Provider Number CEP 5387.

This article was reviewed and formatted for contact hour credit by Michele Boyd, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, AMSN Education Director.


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Expired On: Apr 30, 2023

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Anita Arguello
4/24/21 10:53 pm

Well presented. Great graphics too.

Charito Moya
5/16/21 12:06 pm

ERAS protocol is fairly new in our facility but after reading this article helps me better understand the need to adhere to this protocol so as to prevent any untoward complications and thereby early recovery for the patient.

Olivia Preston
6/22/21 2:15 pm

very useful information

Lucille Carmeli Lorea
8/18/21 12:50 am


Sandra Slonosky
8/22/22 7:37 pm

such a great case study

Van Bellew
2/11/23 7:29 pm

Excellent article reinforcing basic nursing assessment and importance of clinical judgement and reasoning to prevent patient deterioration.

Danielle Joslin
3/15/23 11:32 pm

Great information!