Observation of biopsychosocial outcomes after critical illness

: 3 credits
Expiry Date
: None
CPD Units
: 3.00 Points
: 2.5/4

Functional ability and health-related quality of life of survivors of critical illness.

Keywords: Critical Illness; Health-related quality of life; Physical function in ICU test-scored; Mechanical ventilation; hospital length of stay; Six-minute walk test; Peripheral muscle strength; SF-36; PHQ-9; Handheld dynamometry.

Reading material:

Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:
To understand the changes in biopsychosocial outcomes for a mixed cohort of ICU survivors in hospital and over the first 6 months after hospital discharge.

Educational Outcomes:
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:

  1. Valid and reliable outcome measures to be used after critical illness. 
  2. Long-term effects of critical illness on functional abilities and health-related quality of life.
  3. Limitations in the current available literature.

Instruction for this Module

  • Read the supplied reading material and complete the quiz at the end
  • You need to pass the quiz and complete the course rating to generate the module certificate at the end
  • You have three attempts to pass the quiz
  • The pass grade is 70%
  • Please click on the CPD certificate link to claim your certificate and to update your CPD Manager

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