{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Illness at High Altitudes

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about altitude illness.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Recognize the physiologic effects of high altitudes.
  2. Identify strategies to prevent altitude illness.
  3. Differentiate three types of altitude illness.
Price: $21.95


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: N0714A
Published: Jul 2014
Expires: 7/31/2017
Sources: Nursing2017
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: R. Bryan Simon, RN, CNOR, FAWM, DiMM; Debbie A. Simon, RN, CNOR, FAWM, DiMM