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
This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE
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|Author:||Mary S Spahr RN, BS
|Delivery Method:||Online Self Study
|Category:||Community & Home Health
Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
- 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.