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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

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

  1. Identify issues related to the ingestion of ethanol.
  2. Outline results of surveys from the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) related to the administration of IV push medication.
  3. Recognize the risk factors and triggers for and signs and symptoms and treatment of malignant hyperthermia (MH).
  4. Identify the stipulations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as they pertain to service animals in the emergency department.
  5. Describe the difficulty of triaging certain high-risk populations and the need for Clinical Decision Support Systems (CDSSs).
  6. Outline issues regarding the ED nursing shortage and the difficulty in recruitment.
  7. Examine the process used to implement the Emergency Severity Index (ESI) in the Accident and Emergency (A&E) Departments in Jamaica.
  8. Outline the signs and symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of tetanus.
Price: $23.95


  • ANCC 3.5 CH
  • DC - BON 3.5 CH
  • FL - BON 3.5 CH
  • GA - BON 3.5 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: JEN0319C
Published: March 2019
Expires: 3/3/2023
Required Passing Score: 37/52 (71%)
Categories: Acute Care , Emergency care , Trauma
Specialties: Emergency