Paroxysmal Sympathetic Hyperactivity: Helping Nurses Navigate the Storm

Identification: MSNJ2302
Issue: January-February 2023
Volume: Vol. 32/No. 1
Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)
Available until 02/28/2025
  • 1.30 - CH


AMSN members may access the article through their mailed copy as well as the emailed electronic edition. PDFs of articles will no longer be available in the online library.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this education activity, the learner will be able to report increased knowledge and recognition of paroxysmal sympathetic hyperactivity (PSH) to improve care following brain injury.

Contact hours available until 2/28/2025.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Disclosure of relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies (planners, faculty/speakers, reviewers, authors):

  • Janie Best - F. A. Davis - Author
    The textbook is published and quarterly royalty check is deposited based upon book sales (typically < $500 / quarter)
  • Kristi Campoe - TillaCare, Ltd.
  • Amy Lipsett - Mitigate Risk Management
  • Amy Lucas - Lippincott/Wolters Kluwer
    Clinical content reviewer for nursing procedures
  • Garrett Mitchell - Elsevier
    Author of 3 chapters in book
  • Kristi Reguin-Hartman - 
    Philips - Employee
    Relias - Employee
  • Mary Schreiber (Ed Board) - South Carolina Technical College System - Nursing Education Consultant  
    Contract ends March 31, 2023
  • Paula Wyman - HCA Healthcare - Stocks

Commercial Support:
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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Paroxysmal Sympathetic Hyperactivity: Helping Nurses Navigate the Storm

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