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Activity Steps

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Recognize the background information that helped inform the authors' use of IVR to mitigate the self-care challenges of patients with chronic illness.
  2. Identify the methodology used for the process of design requirements gathering for the IVR approach to self-care challenges of patients with chronic illness.
  3. Choose the essential elements of the authors? workflow analyses of the two self-care management challenges they selected as the clinical scenarios for the IVR designs.

Learning Outcomes

Seventy-five percent of participants will demonstrate knowledge of specific self-care management challenges patients face in managing their chronic illnesses in the home and community environment and how immersive virtual reality (IVR) can address those issues by achieving a minimum score of 70% on the outcomes-based posttest.
Price: $24.95


  • ANCC 2.5 CH
  • DC - BON 2.5 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH
  • GA - BON 2.5 CH
  • NM - BON 2.5 CH
  • SC - BON 2.5 CH
  • WV - BOERN 2.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development 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, Georgia Board of Nursing, New Mexico Board of Nursing, South Carolina Board of Nursing, and West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses, #50-1223.

Test Code: CIN0323
Published: March 2023
Expires: 12/5/2025
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Denise M. Goldsmith, MPH, MS, RN, FAAN; Sara Flash, BS; Jim Holdnack, PhD; Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD