{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Anatomy and Physiology of Neurological Compensatory Mechanisms

Purpose of Activity

To provide the registered professional nurse with a review of the components of the skull and their role in maintaining integrity and normal intracranial pressure and how innate compensatory mechanisms attempt to prevent the destructive effects of cerebral ischemia and injury.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Identify and describe the components of the cranium and skull and their role in maintaining integrity and normal intracranial pressure.
  2. Explain how compensatory mechanisms prevent the destructive effects of cerebral ischemia and injury.
Price: $21.95

Credits:

  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH
  • GA - 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 Board of Nursing, #50-1223, Florida Board of Nursing, #50-1223, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.







Test Code: DCCN0609
Published: September/October 2006
Expires: 9/4/2020
Collections: Neurotrauma
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Janice Eigsti, RN, BSN, CCRN; Kim Henke, RN, MSN, MPA
Categories: Neurological
Specialties: Critical Care, Neurology
Topics: Stroke