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133 - The Spinal Cord Injury Patient on the Medical-Surgical Unit: What Is Essential to Know to Prevent Complications?

‐ Sep 12, 2014 3:45pm

This session provides an overview of the terminology and potential complications that can occur for patients with spinal cord injury while hospitalized and post-discharge.

Contact hours available until 9/14/2016.

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

Faculty, Planners, Authors, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Faculty, planners, authors, and speakers 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.

• Describe spinal cord anatomy and current terminology for spinal cord injury.
• Identify common mechanisms of spinal cord injury.
• List common medical complications of spinal cord injury.
• Discuss nursing interventions for post-spinal cord injury.



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