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AANA October 2020 Journal Course: Brain State Monitoring: Current Research and Future Possibilities (ME)

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Class A Credits: 1.0

Format: Video

Course Launch Date: 10/23/20

Course Expires: 10/22/23

The purpose of this activity is for the learner to become more familiar with the clinical use of electroencephalography (EEG) when monitoring depth of anesthesia.

The American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

AANA is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP #10862.

Post-Test Attempt Notice
A minimum passing score of 80% is required to pass this course. You have TWO opportunities to achieve a passing score. If you fail to achieve a passing score of 80%, you will not receive CE credit for this course.

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All presenters and planners of this CNE activity are required to disclose to the audience any significant financial relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial products, goods, or services related to patient care. If any conflict has been disclosed, the planners of this program assure that the content is unbiased and free of any conflicts of interest. All planners, authors, and content reviewers disclosed there were no commercial interest relationships to declare.

  • Review the history and development of processed electroencephalography (pEEG).
  • Describe the characteristics strengths and limitations of popular pEEG monitors.
  • Understand the clinical conditions that affect the accuracy and reliability of pEEG monitors.
  • Review the evidence of the pEEG monitors ability/inability to prevent awareness with recall in patients under general anesthesia.
  • Discuss electroencephalography (EEG) spectrogram anesthetic signature analysis.

Aaron M. Carroll, BSN, RN

L. Harold Barnwell III, DNAP, CRNA

Navon Shane Allen, BSN, RN

Patrick Brown, BSN, RN

Rachel Elizabeth Bowker, BSN, RN