Week 7: Orthopedic Topics (Med-Surg 2019)
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.
Week 7 begins on Thursday, February 21, 2019.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:
- Review assessment and treatments in caring for patients with musculoskeletal injuries.
- Understand treatments for common musculoskeletal disorders.
- Describe interventions associated with orthopedic complications.
- Explain primary, secondary and tertiary preventative care for osteoporosis.
Alecia Nye, PhD, MN, RN, CMSRN
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Surgical-Postoperative, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle;
Lecturer, Seattle University, Seattle