Ch 36: Medical Emergencies for Nurses

About This Chapter

Read over these lessons to learn essential topics related to medical emergencies. Each lesson will cover a different topic on medical emergencies and treatments relevant to the nursing profession.

Medical Emergencies for Nurses - Chapter Summary

If you are planning a career in the nursing profession, it's a good idea to make sure that you understand the different types of medical emergencies that you will likely encounter. Comprehensive overviews of different medical emergencies and treatments for them can be found in the lessons included in this chapter.

Read through these lessons to learn about the most common medical emergencies that nurses face, as well as specific strategies for dealing with each. Our lesson instructors will go through all relevant points on each emergency and the ways to be prepared as a medical professional. Read these video lessons to learn about:

  • Types of medical emergencies and strategies for each
  • Uncommon medical emergencies
  • Definition and examples of medical therapies

If you would like to test your understanding of each of these topics, you can answer questions contained in the chapter's practice quizzes and final exam. For further information--or clarification on specific points--the chapter allows you to message the lesson instructors directly. Additionally, be sure to use your Dashboard to keep track of your learning progress on the subject.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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