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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 prevention and treatment strategies for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
  2. Outline the educational and support resources for emergency nurses focused on improving palliative care in an emergency department during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  3. Explain extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) procedures as key interventions to successfully treat critically ill COVID-19 patients.
  4. Identify strategies to overcome the barriers that prevent emergency nurses from implementing Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) screening.
  5. Outline the risk factors, assessment, and treatment of acetaminophen overdose in the pediatric population.
  6. Discern the functionality and pitfalls of the rapid urine drug screen (UDS) for clinical decision making in the ED.
  7. Outline the implementation of a standardized protocol-based screening algorithm developed to identify and isolate suspected cases of communicable diseases including COVID-19 in the emergency department.
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: JEN1120C
Published: November 2020
Expires: 12/6/2024
Required Passing Score: 35/50 (70%)
Specialties: Emergency