Measuring Vital Signs

Measuring Vital Signs 

The purpose of this course is to provide the learner with the steps to effectively and accurately obtain, record, and report the vital signs of temperature, heart rate, respiratory rate, blood pressure, pulse oximetry, and pain. Normal ranges for the various vital signs are outlined according to age.

$20.00

Hours: 2.00
REL-PAC-0-MVS

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (4 Match)

Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants

2.0 HOURS


This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

District Of Columbia Board Of Nursing Assistive Personnel

2.0 HOURS


Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (ALL Direct Care Workers)

2.0 HOURS


Relias Learning, LLC is approved as a Curriculum Developer by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CO1933624

Oregon Department of Human Services (AFH)

2.0 HOURS


Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-MVS
Hours: 2
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 3/31/2024
Learning Objectives:
Describe the basic vital signs and what the measurements indicate.
Recognize when vital sign measurements are outside the normal ranges for the person’s age.
Describe how to take and record vital signs.
Recognize that pain is a vital sign and know how to record a person’s pain level.
Demonstrate when and how to effectively report findings related to vital sign measurements.

Outline:
Vital Signs-What vital means SWIPES Understanding meaning and indication from vital signs Normal ranges for vital signs Taking and recording oral, axillary, tympanic, and rectal temperatures Radial and apical pulses Respirations Blood pressure Pulse oximetry Understanding and measuring pain as an indicator of wellbeing

Instructor: Laura L. Morgan, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
Laura L. Morgan, MSN, RN, CCRP, NEA-BC, currently serves as the Clinical Education Specialist at Lincoln County Medical Center in Ruidoso, New Mexico.  She plans, develops, implements, and evaluates educational programs for clinicians, using the most current research and clinical data, while fostering the implementation of evidence-based practice. Ms Morgan is an endorsed member of the Society of Clinical Research Associates, member of Sigma Theta Tau international honors Society of nursing, an instructor for Basic Life Support, Advance Cardiovascular Life support and a Board Certified Nurse Executive-Advanced from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Disclosure: Laura L. Morgan, MSN, RN, NEA-BC has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Accommodations
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