How to Try This: The Impact of Event Scale-Revised
Sources: AJN, American Journal of Nursing
Passing Score: 11/15 (73%)
Published: November 2008
ANCC 2.5 CH
Purpose of Activity:To instruct registered professional nurses in the use of the Impact of Event Scale-Revised (IES-R), an easy-to-administer questionnaire that helps evaluate the degree of distress any patient feels in response to trauma.
Learning Objectives:After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:
- review the background information helpful for understanding the need to evaluate people who have experienced a traumatic event.
- outline the appropriate use of the IES-R.
- summarize the development and outcomes of the IES-R.