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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about current guidelines related to the emergency department (ED) management of recent-onset nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (AF).

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Recognize the current recommendations regarding the ED management of recent-onset nonvalvular AF with pharmacological or electrical cardioversion.
  2. Explain the use of rate control medications and anticoagulation therapy to treat a patient with recentonset AF.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH / 1.5 APH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Awarded Advanced Pharmacology Hours

Test Code: AENJ0720B-CT
Published: Jul/Sep 2020
Expires: 9/2/2022
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Kyle A. Weant, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP, FCCP; Andrew J. Matuskowitz, MD; Haili Gregory, PharmD, BCPS; Jeffrey Caporossi, MD; Gregory A. Hall, MD, MHA
Specialties: Cardiology, Emergency