{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Challenges in the Management of Geriatric Trauma: A Case Report

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide a case study of a geriatric trauma and a discussion of challenges that result from a lack of guideline utilization.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Discuss geriatric trauma epidemiology and pathophysiology.
  2. Describe the components of a case study involving an elderly trauma patient.
  3. Identify national recommendations and guidelines regarding geriatric trauma care.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 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: JTN0717A
Published: Jul/Aug 2017
Expires: 6/4/2021
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Ashley Gaebel , DNP, BSN, RN; Megan Keiser , DNP, RN, CNRN, ACNS-BC, NP-C
Categories: Emergency care , Geriatrics , Trauma
Specialties: Gerontology, Trauma