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Activity Steps

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Describe the pathophysiology of neurogenic shock.
  2. Explain issues related to bradycardia in a patient with an acute SCI.
  3. Identify an appropriate induction agent for intubation of a patient with a cervical spine injury.
  4. Apply knowledge of neurogenic shock to the identification and management of a patient with this condition.
  5. Select a medication for venous thromboembolism (VTE) prevention in a patient with an SCI.

Learning Outcomes

Seventy-five percent of participants will demonstrate competency in clinical reasoning regarding acute traumatic spinal cord injuries (SCIs) by achieving a minimum score of 70% on the outcomes-based posttest.
Price: $24.95


  • ANCC 2.5 CH / 2.0 APH
  • DC - BON 2.5 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH
  • GA - BON 2.5 CH
  • NM - BON 2.5 CH
  • SC - BON 2.5 CH
  • WV - BOERN 2.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development 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, Georgia Board of Nursing, New Mexico Board of Nursing, South Carolina Board of Nursing, and West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses, #50-1223.

Awarded Advanced Pharmacology Hours

Test Code: AENJ1022A
Published: Oct/Dec 2022
Expires: 9/5/2025
Required Passing Score: 8/10 (80%)
Authors: Elizabeth C. Taylor, PharmD, BCCCP; Casey E. Fitzpatrick, PharmD, BCPS; Stasia E. Thompson, PharmD; Stephanie Baker Justice, PharmD, BCPS