How to Try This: Evaluating Sleep Quality in Older Adults
Sources: AJN, American Journal of Nursing
Topics: Sleep Disorders
Passing Score: 11/15 (73%)
Published: May 2008
ANCC 2.5 CH
Purpose of Activity:To instruct registered professional nurses in the use of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) to assess the quality and patterns of sleep in older adults.
Learning Objectives:After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:
- outline the background information helpful for understanding the problems of impaired sleep.
- review the use of the PSQI to evaluate sleep.
The author and planners have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.