{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Proper Placement of Tubes on Chest Radiographs

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about the proper positioning of endotracheal tubes (ETTs), nasogastric tubes (NGTs), and chest tubes.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Identify the proper positioning of ETTs and complications that may arise from improper positioning.
  2. Recognize the proper positioning of NGTs and chest tubes related to specific clinical indications and potential adverse events from improper placement.
Price: $12.95


  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 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: AENJ0720A
Published: Jul/Sep 2020
Expires: 9/2/2022
Required Passing Score: 9/12 (75%)
Authors: Denise R. Ramponi, DNP, FNP-C, ENP-BC, FAEN, FAANP, CEN; Allison Callahan, MPAS, PA-C, EM-CAQ