{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Management of Acute Agitation in the Emergency Department

Purpose of Activity

To provide information needed to recognize acute agitation and effective pharmacologic interventions in the emergency department (ED).

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Explore the problem of agitation in patients presenting to the ED.
  2. Discuss pharmacological options for acute agitation and their side effects.
Price: $27.95


  • ANCC 3.0 CH / 2.0 APH
  • DC - BON 3.0 CH
  • FL - BON 3.0 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.

Awarded Advanced Pharmacology Hours.

Test Code: AENJ1012
Published: October/December 2012
Expires: 12/4/2020
Collections: CESaver
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Stephanie N. Baker PharmD, BCPS
Specialties: Emergency
Topics: Alcohol , Dementia