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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To present the details of a pilot study designed to test the feasibility of measuring dyspnea as part of the initial patient assessment nurses perform on clinical inpatient units.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. identify the background information helpful in understanding the need for the authors' pilot study on measuring dyspnea during the initial patient assessment.
  2. recognize the implications for nursing practice based on the findings of this study.
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: AJN1113B
Published: November 2013
Expires: 9/3/2021
Required Passing Score: 12/16 (75%)
Authors: Kathy Baker MSN, RN; Jennifer Barsamian MSN, RN; Danielle Leone MSN, RN; Barbara C. Donovan MSN, RN; Donna Williams MS, RN, CCRN; Kerry Carnevale MS, RN; Robert Lansing PhD; Robert Banzett PhD
Specialties: Medical-Surgical
Topics: Dyspnea