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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about the use of ketamine in the emergency room, its indications, dosing, adverse effects, and nursing management.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Describe the mechanism of action, indications for use, and dosing of ketamine.
  2. Explain the adverse effects and management, nursing considerations, patient monitoring, and education about ketamine administration.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH / 1.5 APH
  • 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.

Awarded Advanced Pharmacology Hours

Test Code: AENJ0119
Published: Jan/Mar 2019
Expires: 12/4/2020
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Kayla A. Nichols, PharmD, BCCCP; Christopher A. Paciullo, PharmD, BCCCP, FCCM, FCCP