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234 - Non-Pharmacologic Nursing Interventions to Promote Sleep in Older Adult Inpatients

‐ Sep 28, 2013 2:15pm

This session describes a quality improvement project developed by medical-surgical nurses to address the adverse effects of sleeping medications given to their geriatric patients and the options for non-pharmacological sleep interventions in this population. Findings of the project and lessons learned to improve clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction are also shared.

Contact hours available until 9/29/2015.

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

Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Speaker(s) have no disclosures to declare.

Planning Committee members have no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:

This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC-COA).

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered nursing, Provider Number, CEP 5387.


  • List two components of an effective sleep assessment for the geriatric patient.
  • Describe the process of direct care nurses in leading practice change initiatives related to improved clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction of adequate sleep in the geriatric population.
  • Discuss the effectiveness of non-pharmacological nursing interventions for sleep promotion in the geriatric patient.



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