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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information on posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) and its similarities to preeclampsia/eclampsia.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Identify the pathophysiology, trigger, and treatment of PRES and the potential outcome for a patient with this condition.
  2. Compare the signs and symptoms, risk factors, and diagnosis of PRES, preeclampsia, and eclampsia.
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: MCN0318A
Published: Mar/Apr 2018
Expires: 6/4/2021
Required Passing Score: 14/20 (70%)
Authors: Courtney Stanley Sundin, MSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM; Michelle Laurane Johnson, BSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM, CPLC