Digoxin Toxicity: The Great Masquerader!
Faculty: Barbara Furry, RN-BC, MS, CCRN, FAHA

CE Accreditation for this article expired on August 31, 2016.

Learning Objectives (Outcomes)

Upon completion of this module, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain how to diagnose digoxin toxicity in children and adults.
  2. Explain the prevalence of digoxin toxicity.
  3. Describe proper treatment of digoxin toxicity.
  4. Define the effectiveness, benefits, side effects and dosage for digoxin toxicity medications and therapeutic treatments.
  5. Identify digoxin toxicity risk factors.
  6. Recognize clinical presentations and symptoms including chronic toxicity in patients with electrolyte disturbances.

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CME Accreditation for this article expires on January 31, 2016.