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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide registered professional nurses with information to increase their knowledge about current issues affectingemergency nursing practice.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Describe the complications, common locations, diagnosis, and treatment of acute extremity compartment syndrome (AECS) and compartment syndrome from loss of consciousness secondary to drug overdose (ODCS).
  2. Outline the diagnosis and treatment of a patient with an acetaminophen (APAP) overdose, including the use of N-acetylcysteine (NAC).
  3. Examine an update on the prehospital response to active shooter incidents, including patient transition to the emergency department.
  4. Identify the signs and symptoms, possible origins, and diagnosis of concomitant large (cerebral) vessel occlusion and ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction.
  5. Select results from a study on workplace violence that reveal triage nurses' experiences of violence in an Italian emergency department.
  6. Outline the application of a Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats (SWOT) analysis in the emergency department.
Price: $20.95


  • 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: JEN0520C
Published: May 2020
Expires: 6/7/2024
Required Passing Score: 31/43 (72%)
Categories: Emergency care
Specialties: Emergency