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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To present the details of a quality improvement project intended to offer individualized therapeutic activities to patients receiving continuous observation and to measure their effect on levels of agitation.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. recognize that agitation in hospitalized patients is not always alleviated with traditional methods.
  2. appreciate that the use of individualized therapeutic activities can be effective in relieving agitation in hospitalized patients.
Price: $21.95


  • ANCC 2.4 CH
  • DC - BON 2.4 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 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.

Test Code: AJN1013B
Published: October 2013
Expires: 9/3/2021
Required Passing Score: 12/16 (75%)
Authors: Christine Waszynski MS, RN, GNP-C; Patricia Veronneau MSN, RN; Karyn Therrien MSN, RN; Melissa Brousseau BSN; Angela Massa BSN; Sarah Levick BSN
Topics: Anxiety , Dementia