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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about nursing interventions, reading in particular, for agitated patients with anoxic brain injury.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Discuss brain physiology as related to agitation and signs and symptoms of agitation.
  2. List risks factors for agitation in patients with anoxic brain injury.
  3. Identify the risks and benefits of interventions that may be used with patients who are experiencing agitation from anoxic brain injury, with a focus on reading.
Price: $12.50


  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 CH

Lippincott Professional Development 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 Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: RNJ1117C
Published: Nov/Dec 2017
Expires: 12/4/2020
Required Passing Score: 12/16 (75%)
Authors: James Schwark, MSN, MDiv, RN, CRRN; Willa Fields, DNSc, RN, FHIMSS
Categories: Neurological
Specialties: Neurology, Rehabilitation