Glasgow Coma Scale: How to Improve and Enhance Documentation
Sources: Journal of Trauma Nursing
Categories: Diagnostic Tools, Emergency care, Neurological, Physical Assessment /Diagnostic, Quality Improvement
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Published: May/Jun 2014
ANCC 1.8 CH
Purpose of Activity:To provide information on improving and enhancing documentation of a neurologic assessment using the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS).
Learning Objectives:After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:
- Recognize features of the GCS.
- Examine documentation findings before and after the implementation of an educational plan to improve the documentation of the neurologic assessment using the GCS.
- Identify components of the educational plan described in this article.
The authors and planners have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.