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Spinal Cord Injury‚ Part 1 - AAQL0536
Spinal Cord Injury‚ Part 1
The Acute Phase

AAQL0536 l 0.05 contact hrs
by Maureen Habel, MA, RN and Anna Ver Hage, MSN, RN, AGACNP-BC, CNRN, CCRN
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Objectives:
The goal of this program is to provide nurses, dietitians, EMTs and paramedics, fitness professionals, speech-language pathologists and occupational therapists with information about the acute phase of spinal cord injury. After you study the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe basic spinal cord anatomy and common mechanisms of spinal cord injury
  • Identify changes in bodily functions after spinal cord injury
  • Discuss nine high-risk nursing diagnoses that affect people with spinal cord injury in the acute phase of treatment

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, dietitians, EMTs and paramedics, fitness professionals, speech-language pathologists and occupational therapists.
 
Speech-Language Pathologists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
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This course is offered for 0.05 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).
 
Disclosures:
 
Maureen Habel, RN, MA, is a self-employed, award-winning nurse author residing in Seal Beach, California. Ms. Habel has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose that related to this educational activity.

Anna Ver Hage, RN, BSN, CCRN, CNRN, is a Level 4 staff nurse, preceptor and relief charge nurse in the neurosurgical ICU at University of Colorado Hospital, Aurora. Ms. Ver Hage has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose that related to this education activity.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 8/29/2015

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