{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Substance Use and the Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS) Following Trauma

Purpose of Activity

To familiarize the nurse with research designed to evaluate the effect of substance abuse on Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS) occurrence and severity following trauma.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Describe the correlation between trauma and SIRS.
  2. Outline the methodology of the study described in this article.
  3. Explain the results of the study described in this article.
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: JTN0411A
Published: April/June 2011
Expires: 6/5/2020
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Elizabeth G. NeSmith MSN, PhD, RN, Sally P. Weinrich PhD, RN, FAAN, Jeannette O. Andrews PhD, APRN-BC, Regina S. Medeiros DNP, MHSA, RN, CCRN, Michael L. Hawkins MD, FACS, Martin C. Weinrich PhD, Rosalind Jones DNP, PMHCNS-BC
Categories: Emergency care , Trauma
Specialties: Emergency, Trauma