What Are Neuromuscular Blockade Agents?
The purpose of this course is to enhance the professional nurse’s knowledge regarding the nursing care and management of patients who are receiving neuromuscular blockade agents via intermittent boluses or a continuous infusion. Additionally, this course is designed to improve the professional nurse’s assessment of neuromuscular blockade agents using a peripheral nerve stimulator (PNS) to monitor “train of four” (TOF).

Course Publication Date: September 07, 2018

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Author:Gloria Tartaglia RN
Course No:NBA090418
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study

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Learning Objectives
  • Describe two indications for neuromuscular blockade.
  • List three assessment parameters to be monitored prior to and during administration of a neuromuscular blockade agent.
  • Describe the proper placement and indications for use of the peripheral nerve stimulator.


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