Undiagnosed Obstructive Sleep Apnea: An Identifiable Risk in Medical-Surgical Patients

Undiagnosed Obstructive Sleep Apnea: An Identifiable Risk in Medical-Surgical Patients

Identification: MSNJ2109
Issue: May-June 2021
Volume: Vol. 30/No. 3
Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)
Available until 06/30/2023
  • 1.30 - CH


Learning Outcome:
After completing this education activity, the learner will be able to identify the importance of using guidelines and protocols to manage OSA risks to decrease adverse outcomes and increase patient safety.

Contact hours available until 6/30/23.

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 education 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 Nurses, 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: Jun 30, 2023

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Sophia Shroff
7/7/21 9:29 pm

Good article

Lucille Carmeli Lorea
8/18/21 12:48 am

nice and informative

Annie Jacob
10/25/21 2:42 pm

very informative

Ginger Roberts
1/7/22 4:10 pm

As a nurse and former patient I am afraid that short staffing, high ratios and high turnover rates definitely increase not only this population of pt. but all patients.

Angie Machado
4/28/22 6:44 pm

Informative article. Many factors to consider.

Sandra Slonosky
8/22/22 7:11 pm

good article

Lucille Carmeli Lorea
9/1/22 11:54 pm


Van Bellew
2/12/23 12:54 am

Relevant and important reminder for undiagnosed co-morbidities that frontline nurses can be the hero that the patient needs.

Danielle Joslin
3/16/23 10:51 pm

good information

Melvin Acanto
5/24/23 5:27 pm

Thank you for this timely and informative article.