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Special Population Considerations
This course will provide an overview of the physiologic differences and what makes each special population high-risk. Course expires 10/31/2025.
Description
The patient population in the emergency department (ED) varies. During the triage assessment, the nurse must be able to recognize the physiologic differences in patients, listen to and understand their symptoms and presentation, and assess what factors could make them high-risk.

Authors:
Danielle McCallum, BSN, RN, CEN – Author
Erin Calamari, BSN, RN – Contributor
Mark Goldstein, MSN, RN – Contributor

Disclosure: The planners and presenters of this course have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. Learners will be awarded 1.0 CNE contact hours upon a complete review of the course and submitting an evaluation. Course expires 10/31/2025.

The Emergency Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation, Provider Unit #P0232.

The Emergency Nurses Association is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #2322.


Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Access expires on 10/31/2025
Cost: Member: $24.00
Non-Member: $30.00
Credit Offered:
1 Contact Hour Credit
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