Goal and Learning Outcomes


The content in this course is applicable to radiologic technologists and nurses in the acute care setting. This course is to provide radiologic technologists and nurses with an overview of the key success factors associated with evaluation and treatment of pulmonary embolism.
After taking this course, you should be able to:

Describe the anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology associated with a pulmonary embolism.

Discuss screening, diagnostic, and treatment recommendations for pulmonary embolism.

Identify at risk factors, signs and symptoms, and complications of a pulmonary embolism.

Identify pulmonary embolism classifications based on established criteria.

Describe the unique roles, responsibilities, and expertise of pulmonary embolism response teams.

Course Authors

Accreditation Information


In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP#13791



Relias LLC reports to CEBroker for the following boards (Provider # 50-1489): Arkansas State Board Of Nursing, District Of Columbia Board Of Nursing, Florida Board Of Nursing, Georgia Board Of Nursing, New Mexico Board Of Nursing, South Carolina Board Of Nursing and  West Virginia Board Of Examiners For Registered Professional Nurses


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None of the planners/faculty, unless otherwise noted, for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.