The use of ABCDE as a cognitive aid tool during patient assessment

Expiry Date
: 30/11/2025
CPD Units
: 3.00 Points
: 3/4

This research article reviewed the multicenter pilot study of the development and validation of an ABCDE Cognitive Aid tool that could be used during patient assessment.

Keywords: ABCDE approach, Patient assessment, Advanced life support, Peri-arrest

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Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:
The aim of this article was to study the benefits of an ABCDE Cognitive Aid (CA) tool in patient assessment.

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

  1. What steps are taken during ABCDE

  2. In what situation a CA tool would be beneficial
  3. The benefits of using a CA tool like ABCDE.

Instructions for this Module

  • Read the supplied reading material and complete the quiz that follows;
  • You have three attempts to pass the quiz;
  • The pass grade is 70%;
  • You need to pass the quiz to claim your CPD certificate;
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