Validation of a Postextubation Dysphagia Screening Tool for Patients After Prolonged Endotracheal Intubation is organized by American Association of Critical - Care Nurses (AACN) and will be held during Feb 28, 2018 - Mar 01, 2021.

Accreditation :
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC's) Commission on Accreditation, ANCC Provider Number 0012 (60 min contact hour). AACN has been approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the California State Board of Nursing, California Provider number CEP01036 for 1.2 contact hours (50 min contact hour).

Activity Summary :
In this study, we validated a dysphagia assessment tool for patients who have been extubated after receiving prolonged mechanical ventilation.

Objectives :
• Compare and contrast dysphagia screening and dysphagia evaluation.
• Identify four criteria that constitute a good dysphagia screening tool.
• Describe the sensitivity and specificity of the post-extubation dysphagia screening tool.

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

Intended Audience

Nurse anesthesia, Emergency Medicine, Patient and Family Centered Care, Pulmonary Medicine

Activity Payment Details

Activity Fee : USD $10.00

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