{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Triage of Mild Head-Injured Intoxicated Patients Could Be Aided by Use of an Electroencephalogram-Based Biomarker

Purpose of Activity

To present the details of a retrospective secondary study conducted to examine whether an electroencephalogram-based biomarker could help reduce unnecessary computed tomography scans for intoxicated emergency department patients.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Review the background information helpful for understanding the researchers' study of the use of an electroencephalogram-based biomarker to reduce unnecessary computed tomography scans for intoxicated emergency-department patients.
  2. Describe the researchers' methodology for this study.
  3. Summarize the results of this study and implications for emergency department practice.
Price: $17.95

Credits:

  • 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: JNN0319
Published: Apr 2019
Expires: 3/5/2021
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Edward Michelson, MD; J. Stephen Huff, MD; John Garrett, MD; Rosanne Naunheim, MD
Specialties: Emergency, Neurology