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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide registered professional nurses with information to increase their knowledge about current issues affecting emergency nursing practice.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Identify issues related to active shooters in hospitals and one method to improve ED staff knowledge, confidence, and response to an active shooter situation.
  2. Evaluate the outcomes of an evidence-based child physical abuse screening program to increase ED healthcare provider screening for and recognition of child physical abuse.
  3. Recognize the value of parallel processing.
  4. Evaluate the effectiveness of the Steripath Initial Specimen Diversion Device (ISDD) to decrease the contamination of blood culture specimens.
  5. Outline the use of a flow nurse coordinator to improve the throughput time for admitted patients.
Price: $15.95


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH
  • GA - BON 2.0 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: JEN1118PI
Published: November 2018
Expires: 12/2/2022
Required Passing Score: 24/33 (72%)
Specialties: Emergency