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Activity Steps


The certificate for this activity is for NON-PHYSICIANS.

Method of Participation in the Learning Process/Evaluation Method

Successful completion of this activity includes reading the entire article and successfully completing the post-quiz and an evaluation form.

Getting the Most out of the Activity

As you prepare to participate in this activity, please reflect on your practice and your patients and identify clinical challenges you hope to have addressed.

While participating in the training, identify ways you can use newly acquired knowledge, strategies, and skills to enhance patient outcomes and your own professional development.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Explain the mechanism of action for adenosine.
  2. Describe the indications and contraindications for the use of adenosine in tachyarrhythmias.
  3. Distinguish between apparent adenosine failure and adenosine resistant tachycardia.
Price: FREE


  • ACCME 1.0 CME

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Test Code: PECN0522
Published: May 2022
Expires: 4/30/2024
Required Passing Score: 4/5 (80%)
Authors: Jennifer Shortland, MBBCH, MRCPCH, Sakethram Saravu Vijayashankar, MD, MRCPCH, and Shubhayan Sanatani, MD, FRCPC
Categories: Emergency Care , Pediatrics
Topics: Adenosine