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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide an overview of hepatic encephalopathy (HE), discussing the pathophysiology, evidence-based diagnosis, and grading of disease severity as well as the nurse's role in identifying and managing this disorder.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Recall the etiology and the pathophysiology of liver disease, with emphasis on HE.
  2. Describe the clinical manifestations and staging of HE.
  3. Outline the appropriate interventions for patients who have HE.
Price: $15.00


  • ANCC 1.5 CH / 1.0 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: GN0320A
Published: Mar/Apr 2020
Expires: 3/4/2022
Required Passing Score: 14/18 (77%)
Authors: Diana Rodenbaugh, MSN, RN, CMSRN, WCC; Christina T. Vo, MSN, AGPCNP-BC; Rhoda Redulla, DNP, RN-BC; Kathleen McCauley, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAHA