Critical Illness: Effect on Patient and Family
The purpose of this course is to assist the nurse in identifying the effects of catastrophic illness as well as the components of psychological stress as it relates to both the patient and the family.

Course Publication Date: September 17, 2021

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Gloria Cohen RN.C,BS
Course No:CIF060221
Contact Hours:3.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Oncologic Medicine
Community & Home Health
Critical Care Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
Pain Management
Learning Objectives
  • Identify issues that occur in families that are grieving

  • Discuss situations that arise in the Intensive Care Unit

  • Describe the phases of a life-threatening illness

  • Recognize a patient’s fear of dying

  • List 3 things that happen in the last 3 hours of a patient’s life


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