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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. Outline the 5 categories of blast injuries.
  2. Describe common blast-related traumatic injuries.
  3. Select common pitfalls to avoid when caring for older adults.
  4. Outline the transmission of rabies, postexposure prophylaxis, and the signs and symptoms of rabies infection.
  5. Recognize the risk of misconnecting intravenous (IV) tubing or a medication-filled syringe to the Luer connector on an endotracheal balloon port or tracheostomy tube balloon port.
  6. Identify unique challenges that may be present when caring for trauma patients in a rural setting.
  7. Assess the development of and results from a nursing skills fair in an austere military environment.
  8. Recognize several causes for sudden cardiac death (SCD) in young persons as well as prodromal signs and symptoms.
  9. Summarize the causes and signs and symptoms of antimuscarinic toxicity as well as treatment of this toxicity with physostigmine.
  10. Identify the pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, and specialized nursing care required for patients with cold agglutinin disease (CAD).
  11. Outline the epidemiology and pharmacology of heroin, fentaNYL, and carfentanil, as well as the health-related complications and management strategies for patients who use these drugs.
Price: $26.95


  • ANCC 4.0 CH
  • DC - BON 4.0 CH
  • FL - BON 4.0 CH
  • GA - BON 4.0 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: JEN0120C
Published: January 2020
Expires: 12/1/2023
Required Passing Score: 48/68 (70%)