Acute respiratory distress syndrome is most commonly seen with patients in the ICU, but many times it is med-surg nurses who see the signs and can advocate to get patients the care they need right away. This session discusses ARDS signs and symptoms for patients and the role that med-surg nurses play in care for patients with this syndrome, especially during this heightened time of COVID-19. Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 10/25/22.
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, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Planning Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.
Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.
Accreditation Statement: This session 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.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to describe the signs and symptoms of ARDS for patients and the role that med-surg nurses play in care for patients with this syndrome.
MN, BSN, RN, CMSRN, CNE(ret),
Director of Education,
American Nephrology Nurses Association