{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Improving Thermoregulation for Trauma Patients in the Emergency Department: An Evidence-Based Practice Project

Purpose of Activity

To present an evidence-based practice (EBP) project identifying gaps in practice regarding temperature assessment and documentation of rewarming efforts in trauma patients.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Recall the pathophysiology of hypothermia in trauma patients.
  2. Identify evidence-base methods used for temperature management and rewarming used for this project.
  3. Delineate results of the interventions and implications of the project.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development 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 Professional Development 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.

Test Code: JTN0118A
Published: Jan/Feb 2018
Expires: 12/6/2019
Passing Score: 14/19 (73%)
Authors: Ada Saqe-Rockoff, MSN, RN, AG-CNS, CEN; Finn D. Schubert, MPH; Amanda Ciardiello, RN, BSN, CEN; Elizabeth Douglas, RN, BSN, CCRN
Categories: Emergency care , Trauma