2017 Advanced Critical Care & Emergency Nursing Conference

SAT1015 - Know the Rules and Keep Score: Evidence-Based Decision Rules & Tools from Head to Toe

Nov 4, 2017 10:15am ‐ Nov 4, 2017 11:15am

Expiration Date: Dec 1, 2020

Credits: None available.

Standard: $18.00


  • Summarize what characteristics make a clinically valid and useful clinical decision rule in the assessment of adult patients.
  • Compare and contrast the following clinical decision rules in a variety of EM adult patients' cDyspnea, hief complaints: Headache, Head & C-Spine Trauma, Chest Pain, Abdominal Pain, Abdominal Trauma, Knee Injuries, and Ankle /Foot Injuries.
  • Describe a best practice approach in the use & documentation of the work-up, disposition, and follow-up instructions for adult patients using the clinical decision rules presented.



  • 1.50 - Physician
  • 1.50 - RN / NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs)
  • 1.80 - CA RN/CA BRN

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