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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

The purpose of this learning activity is to provide information related to care of the patient undergoing transsphenoidal resection of a pituitary tumor.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Discuss the pathophysiology of pituitary tumors.
  2. Describe potential complications of transsphenoidal resection of pituitary tumors.
  3. Identify implications for postoperative nursing care of the patient following transsphenoidal pituitary tumor resection.
Price: $24.95


  • ANCC 2.5 CH
  • DC - BON 2.5 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 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: JNN0313
Published: April 2013
Expires: 3/6/2020
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Wen Yuan
Specialties: Critical Care, Surgery