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Orthopaedic Nursing Review Course

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.

Activity Details
Start Date: February 3, 2018
End Date: February 3, 2018
Time: 7:45 am - 4:45 pm
Location: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Auditorium F
Lebanon, NH
Download: Event Flyer

Registration for this event has closed. For event questions, please e-mail Carolyn.E.Landry@hitchcock.org.

Registration is online and by credit card only.

The registration fees are as follows:

  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Employees and Affiliates: No Charge
  • NEAH Hospital Employees: $50
  • Others: $100

Preregistration and payment required. The registration deadline is 10 days prior to the activity date. There will be no refunds after that date. A $10 administrative fee for a registration fee of under $50, and a $25 administrative fee for a registration of $50 and over, will be retained on all refunds requested before the registration deadline. For registration questions, please e-mail clpd.support@hitchcock.org or call (603) 653-1234.

Plan of the Day
7:45 am - 8:00 am Registration
8:00 am - 10:25 am Degenerative Joint Disease and Adult Spine Disorders
10:25 am - 10:40 am Break
10:40 am - 11:00 am Orthopaedics in the Operating Room
11:00 am - 11:20 am Oncology: Musculoskeletal Tumors
11:20 am - 12:05 pm Metabolic Bone Disorders
12:05 pm - 12:50 pm Lunch
12:50 pm - 1:20 pm Inflammatory Disorders
1:20 pm - 2:05 pm Pediatric/Congenital/ Neuromuscular Disorders
2:05 pm - 2:20 pm Break
2:20 pm - 3:20 pm Orthopaedic Trauma
3:20 pm - 4:20 pm Sports Injuries
4:20 pm - 4:45 pm Questions/Answers and Evaluations
4:45 pm Adjournment

Participants must be present for the entire continuing nursing education program and complete the online evaluation before receiving the certificate of completion.

The National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This educational activity carries 7.5 Category A nursing contact hours.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP3432.

Learning Outcome(s)

At the conclusion of this course, in combination with individual study, participants will be prepared to be successful in passing the Orthopaedic Nurse Certification Exam.

Learning Objectives
  • Describe the signs and symptoms, surgical and non-surgical interventions, and nursing plans of care for individuals with degenerative joint disease.
  • Identify nursing plans of care for the orthopaedic patients during the pre-, intra-, and post-operative periods.
  • Discuss signs and symptoms and nursing plans of care for select complications of orthopaedic injuries or surgery.
  • Create appropriate nursing plans of care (surgical and non-surgical) for patients with musculoskeletal tumors.
  • Differentiate the clinical signs and symptoms and nursing plans of care for patients with selected inflammatory disease processes.
  • Compare treatment options and nursing management of metabolic bone disorders.
  • Develop therapeutic nursing interventions for children with pediatric, congenital, and neuromuscular disorders.
  • Describe common traumatic injuries and nursing plans of care for such patients.
  • Determine preventative measures for common sports injuries.
Additional Information

For registration questions, please e-mail clpd.support@hitchcock.org.

For accessibility needs, dietary or any other requests, please email Carolyn.E.Landry@hitchcock.org.

If you do not wish to be included on the conference participant list, please email clpd.support@hitchcock.org to inform us.

The CME and CNE Offices are not liable for expenses incurred by participants due to cancellation or changes in programs.

Parking - For weekend meetings and conferences, onsite parking is permitted. View directions & map to Lot 9.

DHMC Floorplan - Please visit the DHMC Floor Maps page for specific directions on locating the conference room. If your room is not shown, please stop at the information desk for directions.

Area Accommodations - For a list of lodging options in the vicinity of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center please visit our lodging page.

Type:     Live Activity
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