{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} CE Credit - Infusion Topics: Needle Phobia; Thyroid Emergencies; Acid-Base Homeostasis; Publishing Evidence; Minimizing Occupational Exposures; PAH

Activity Steps


By participating in this activity you will earn CE Credit only. There are no Recertification Units awarded for this Activity.

This issue contains the following articles:
  • Needle Phobia
  • Thyroid Emergencies
  • Acid Based-Homeostasis: An Overview for Infusion Nurses
  • Sharing Your Knowledge: Getting Your Idea Published
  • Minimizing Occupational Exposure to Antineoplastic Agents
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: A Focus on Infused Prostacyclins

Purpose of Activity

To provide information on current issues affecting infusion nursing practice.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Differentiate between the pathways that lead to needle phobia and identify interventions that may benefit patients suffering from the disorder.
  2. Describe clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and treatments for hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.
  3. State the etiology, signs and symptoms, and compensatory mechanisms that affect, and laboratory value changes that occur with acid-base imbalances.
  4. List the steps for preparing a manuscript for publication to share best practices and disseminate local evidence.
  5. Identify mechanisms of action of common antineoplastic drugs, the adverse outcomes associated with exposure, the potential for occupational exposure to these drugs, and recommended strategies for minimizing occupational exposure.
  6. Explain pulmonary hypertension (PH) types and management, with a special focus on the use of prostacyclin infusion therapy for patients with PH.
Price: $72.25


  • ANCC 8.5 CH
  • DC - BON 8.5 CH
  • FL - BON 8.5 CH
  • GA - BON 8.5 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 Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: JINNC0916
Published: Sep/Oct 2016
Expires: 9/3/2021
Required Passing Score: 34/48 (70%)
Authors: Lynda S. Cook, MSN, RN, CRNI; Angela M. Leung, MD, MSc; Natalie A. Masco, DNP, RN, FNP-C; Kerry A. Milner, DNSc, RN; Martha Polovich, PhD, RN, AOCN; Traci Stewart, MSN, RN, CHFN
Specialties: Infusion