Orthopedic Topics (Mentored CE)

Photo showing the human spine.

This lecture is a review of orthopedic injuries and disorders and their treatments, illuminated with patient stories pulled from the career of an experienced wound and orthopedic nurse.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  1. Review assessment and treatments for musculoskeletal injuries.
  2. Understand treatments for common musculoskeletal disorders.
  3. Describe interventions for orthopedic complications. 
Course summary

Joanie Santucci, MN, RN, OCNS-C, CWCN
Wound Care Nurse, Multicare Medical Center, Auburn, WA;
Clinical Faculty, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle, WA

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