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Purpose of Activity

To provide professional registered nurses with information about pericardial effusions and pericarditis.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Discuss the incidence, pathophysiology, and symptoms of pericarditis and pericardial effusion.
  2. Identify diagnostic and imaging tests for pericarditis and pericardial effusion.
  3. Describe treatment/management options for pericarditis and pericardial effusion.
Price: $21.95


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 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 Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.
The ANCC's accreditation status of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Department of Continuing Education refers only to its continuing nursing educational activities and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial product.

Test Code: AENJ0410
Published: April/June 2010
Expires: 6/5/2020
Collections: CESaver
Passing Score: 14/19 (73%)
Authors: Kathleen Bradbury-Golas DNP, APN, NP-C, ACNS-BC, Theresa M. Campo DNP, RN, APN, NP-C, Anthony Chiccarine DO, FACEP
Categories: Cardiovascular
Specialties: Critical Care, Emergency