Snakebites from Venomous North American Snakes
The goal of the article is to increase the awareness of nurses in all fields of the types of venomous snakes in North America, the damage inflicted by their bites and the treatment thereof.

Course Publication Date: August 07, 2015

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Author:Mary S Spahr RN, BS
Course No:SV073015
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
Pediatric Medicine

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Learning Objectives
  • The nurse will be able to describe the four basic varieties of venomous snakes in North America.
  • The nurse will know which snakes inflict neurotoxins and which inflict hemotoxins.
  • The nurse will be familiar with emergency treatment outside and inside the hospital setting.


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