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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 the evidence-based equipment and procedure for a needle decompression to treat tension pneumothorax.
  2. Recognize the importance of obtaining actual, measured weights to increase the safety of drug calculations.
  3. List 2 potential clinical pitfalls of caring for an older adult.
  4. Outline a program designed to decrease the incidence of driving-under-the-influence (DUI) driver fatalities under the age of 21 in the city of Houston, TX.
  5. Recognize the potential for false positive results for phencyclidine (PCP) on urine drug screens.
  6. Identify factors related to anaphylaxis from galactosealpha- 1,3-galactose (alpha-gal).
  7. Recognize warning signs of skull fracture and intracranial injuries in children below age 2 years.
  8. Select the causes, signs and symptoms, and treatment of patients with Fahr's disease.
Price: $20.25


  • ANCC 3.0 CH
  • DC - BON 3.0 CH
  • FL - BON 3.0 CH
  • GA - BON 3.0 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: JEN0919C
Published: September 2019
Expires: 9/1/2023
Required Passing Score: 29/41 (70%)
Categories: Emergency care