Medical-Surgical Nurses’ Attitude and Emotions Toward Caring for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Medical-Surgical Nurses’ Attitude and Emotions Toward Caring for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Identification: MSNJ2119
Issue: September-October 2021
Volume: Vol. 30/No. 5
  • 1.40 - CH


Learning Outcome:
After completing this education activity, the learner will be able to describe the attitude and emotions of nurses working on medical-surgical units toward caring for adult patients with intellectual disabilities.

Contact hours available until 10/31/2023.

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.


Credits Available

Expired On: Oct 31, 2023

You must be logged in and own this product in order to post comments.

Cheryl Ward
4/3/22 11:31 am

This is important to me as I have family members who have intellectual Disabilities. Very informative

Darrelene Roell
7/5/22 7:48 pm

exposing nursing students and educating staff in caring for persons with intellectual disabilities would be beneficial for patient outcomes

Sandra Slonosky
8/23/22 9:34 am

Great article.

Van Bellew
2/15/23 12:19 am

Definitely a gap in the acute health care setting.

Danielle Joslin
3/15/23 10:39 pm

staff education would be beneficial. Good read