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Medication Administration Considerations for Special Patient Populations
This course will update the ED nurse on the common medication administration needs for pediatric and geriatric patients in the ED. Course expires 3/31/2025.
Additional Information
This course is included in the Clinical Practice – Novice Pathway. Click here for more information about pathway education and savings.
Description
Administration of medication is a common nursing activity, but not without risk and should not be taken lightly. Medicating pediatric and geriatric patients have their own additional considerations due to physiology. Dosing adjustments may be required. This course will update the ED nurse on the common medication administration needs for pediatric and geriatric patients. 

Authors:

Charlene Draleau, MSN, RN, CPEN, CPN, RN-BC
Joan Somes, PhD, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, RN-BC, FAEN  

Disclosure: The planner and authors have no financial relationships to disclose related to the content of this course. Learners will be awarded 1.0 CNE contact hours upon a complete review of the course and submitting an evaluation. Course expires 3/31/2025.

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 No. P0232

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

Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on Mar 31, 2025
Cost: Member: $24.00
Non-Member: $30.00
Credit Offered:
1 Contact Hour Credit
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