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Gastric Tonometry - CE226-60
Gastric Tonometry
Early Warning of Tissue Hypoperfusion


CE226-60 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Daria C. Ruffolo, Ruffolo, RN, MSN, CS, CCRN, ACNP, TNS, TNCC and M. Roseann Cannon, CRNA, MHS
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Objectives:
This course will be discontinued on May 30, 2014.  Please plan to complete the course before that date if you wish to earn continuing education credit for it.
 
The goal of this gastric tonometry continuing education program is to enhance nurses’ understanding of monitoring tissue perfusion through the use of gastric tonometry. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Define the role of the gut as a monitor for early, accurate warning of tissue hypoperfusion
  • Identify traditional methods used to monitor tissue perfusion
  • Describe physiological underpinnings of gastric tonometry and its technical limitations related to accuracy of measurements

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 5/30/2014

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