CE Articles

May 2010

Certification, Empowerment, and Intent to Leave Current Position and the Profession Among Critical Care Nurses
Critical Care Clinicians’ Knowledge of Evidence-Based Guidelines for Preventing Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

March 2010

Current Practice in Airway Management: A Descriptive Evaluation
Cardiac Surgical Nurses’ Use of Atrial Electrograms to Improve Diagnosis of Arrhythmia
Impact of Morbidity and Mortality Conferences on Analysis of Mortality and Critical Events in Intensive Care Practice

January 2010

Monitor Alarm Fatigue: Standardizing Use of Physiological Monitors and Decreasing Nuisance Alarms
Isolation Precautions for Methicillin-Resistant <italic>Staphylococcus aureus:</italic> Electronic Surveillance to Monitor Adherence
Reliability and Validity of the Face, Legs, Activity, Cry, Consolability Behavioral Tool in Assessing Acute Pain in Critically Ill Patients

November 2009

Evaluating Central Venous Catheter Care in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Reducing Use of Indwelling Urinary Catheters and Associated Urinary Tract Infections
Positive Effects of a Nursing Intervention on Family-Centered Care in Adult Critical Care

September 2009

Surrogate Consent for Genomics Research in Intensive Care
Chlorhexidine, Toothbrushing, and Preventing Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in Critically Ill Adults
Composite Outcomes of Chronically Critically Ill Patients 4 Months After Hospital Discharge

July 2009

Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome Score and Race As Predictors of Length of Stay in the Intensive Care Unit
Oral Care Interventions and Oropharyngeal Colonization in Children Receiving Mechanical Ventilation
Spirituality and Support for Family Presence During Invasive Procedures and Resuscitations in Adults

May 2009

Symptoms Experienced by Family Members of Patients in Intensive Care Units
Nurses’ Perceptions of End-of-Life Care After Multiple Interventions for Improvement
Fecal Containment in Bedridden Patients: Economic Impact of 2 Commercial Bowel Catheter Systems