Provided by the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON)
7.5 Category A Nursing Contact Hours awarded by NAON
This course provides a comprehensive overview of the entire spectrum of orthopaedic nursing. In one full day, you will glean the most important concepts and pearls of wisdom needed to care for a broad range of orthopaedic patients. This course provides an excellent final review for those planning to take the Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Exam or those wanting to enhance their orthopaedic knowledge base, and it is a terrific way to provide contact hours for orthopaedic nurses.
1. Describe the signs and symptoms, surgical and nonsurgical interventions, and nursing plans of care for individuals with degenerative joint disease.
2. Identify nursing plans of care for the orthopaedic patients during the pre-, intra-, and post-operative periods.
3. Discuss signs and symptoms and nursing plans of care for select complications of orthopaedic injuries or surgery.
4. Create appropriate nursing plans of care (surgical and non-surgical) for patients with musculoskeletal tumors.
5. Differentiate the clinical signs and symptoms and nursing plans of care for patients with selected inflammatory disease processes.
6. Compare treatment options and nursing management of metabolic bone disorders.
7. Develop therapeutic nursing interventions for children with pediatric, congenital, and neuromuscular disorders.
8. Describe common traumatic injuries and nursing plans of care for such patients.
9. Determine preventative measures for common sports injuries.
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Individual Registration: $100
Steward Employees: $30
No charge to Holy Family Hospital employees.
Participants must be present for the entire continuing nursing education program and complete the online evaluation before receiving the certificate of completion.