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Altered Mental Status: A Nursing Approach

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July 15, 2010
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Upon completion, participants will be able to:
? Identify the needs of the altered mental status (AMS) patient, family, and caregiver.
? Evaluate and educate the patient, family and caregiver regarding altered mental status (AMS).
? Explore the feelings, beliefs, and attitudes regarding the care of AMS patient.
? Discuss the available options to control the out of control patient and to prevent adverse events.
? Apply evidence based decision to nursing the AMS patient.

Licensed Nurses
$50 for non members; No fee for AHEC members
0.3 CEUs, 3 clock hours-AHEC
Upstate AHEC is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center?s Commission on Accreditation.
Upon successful completion of this program, attendees will receive 3 contact hours.

To register for this class, please call or e-mail Angie Ross at

Hillcrest Memorial Hospital - Classroom B
729 South East Main Street
Simpsonville, South Carolina
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Angie Ross