{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Tragedy into Policy: A Quantitative Study of Nurses' Attitudes Toward Patient Advocacy Activities

Purpose of Activity

To present registered professional nurses with the details of a study that examined Nevada RNs' experiences with workplace attitudes toward patient advocacy activities, and to review how a public health tragedy led to the creation of effective health care policy.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. outline the impetus for the author's study of non-ICU nurses' attitudes toward patient advocacy activities.
  2. summarize the methods and results of the study.
  3. explain the legislation enacted on the basis of the study's findings.
Price: $27.95


  • ANCC 3.0 CH
  • DC - BON 3.0 CH
  • FL - BON 3.0 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 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 Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.
The ANCC's accreditation status of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Department of Continuing Education refers only to its continuing nursing educational activities and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial product.

Test Code: AJN0611A
Published: June 2011
Expires: 6/5/2020
Passing Score: 12/16 (75%)
Authors: Lisa M. Black PhD, RN, CNE
Specialties: Education, Management