{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Emergence Delirium in Children: Review and Rationale for the Use of Dexmedetomidine for Prevention

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information on emergence delirium (ED) and the rationale for its prevention with dexmedetomidine.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Recognize characteristics typical of ED.
  2. Identify risk factors for ED and strategies to prevent it, focusing on the use of dexmedetomidine.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development 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 Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: JPSN0418
Published: Apr/Jun 2018
Expires: 6/4/2021
Required Passing Score: 14/20 (70%)
Authors: Tina M. Whitman, DNP, CRNA
Categories: Neurological , Pediatrics
Specialties: Pediatrics