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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To present the details of a retrospective descriptive study conducted to describe and analyze the errors associated with postoperative iv patient-controlled analgesia (iv PCA).

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. outline key components of iv PCA, as well as the types of errors associated with its use.
  2. summarize the results of the authors' study of errors associated with postoperative iv PCA.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: AJN0419A
Published: April 2019
Expires: 3/5/2021
Required Passing Score: 16/20 (80%)
Authors: Yoonyoung Lee, PhD, RN, CNS; Kisook Kim, PhD, RN; Myounghee Kim, MSN, RN, CNS
Categories: Pain Management