{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Eliminating Errors in Vital Signs Documentation

Purpose of Activity

To provide information on the potential for errors when documenting vital signs (VSs) by a variety of methods.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Discover the differences between the frequency and types of potential errors and the time it takes to document VS by a variety of methods.
  2. Analyze the pros and cons of implementing and using a wireless system to input VS into an electronic medical record (EMR).
  3. Identify the differences between the use of the initial paper documentation system and the wireless system used in this study.
Price: $21.95

Credits:

  • ANCC 2.3 CH
  • DC - BON 2.3 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.
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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: CIN0913
Published: September 2013
Expires: 9/6/2019
Collections: Nursing Informatics
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: VICKIE K. FIELER, PhD, RN, AOCN; THOMAS JAGLOWSKI, BSN, RN; KAREN RICHARDS, DNP, RN, NE-BC