HOW TO TRY THIS: Helping Those Who Help Others: The Modified Caregiver Strain Index.
Sources: AJN, American Journal of Nursing
Passing Score: 11/15 (73%)
Published: September 2008
ANCC 2.0 CH
Purpose of Activity:To instruct registered professional nurses in the use of the Modified Caregiver Strain Index to help family members determine their level of strain, a combination of stress and burden, that can affect caregivers' overall health.
Learning Objectives:After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:
- discuss the background information helpful in understanding the need for assessing caregiver strain.
- outline the appropriate use of the Modified Caregiver Strain Index.
- summarize the development and outcomes of the Modified Caregiver Strain Index.
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