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Advances in Orthopaedic Care: It’s Not Just Broken Bones

The orthopaedic patient can be one of the most demanding and technically complicated patients that you will care for. Treatment and management techniques are constantly changing in this evolving specialty and it is essential to keep up to date with the most current treatments to ensure the best outcomes for your patients.
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Faculty:
Amy B. Harris
Duration:
6 Hours 15 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Dec 05, 2018

Description

The orthopaedic patient can be one of the most demanding and technically complicated patients that you will care for. Treatment and management techniques are constantly changing in this evolving specialty and it is essential to keep up to date with the most current treatments to ensure the best outcomes for your patients.

Join our experienced orthopaedic speaker, Amy Harris, and gain the most cutting-edge assessment, management, and treatment strategies for the wide range of orthopedic patients that you will treat. Amy draws from her many years of diverse experience to enhance your orthopaedic assessment skills through visuals of orthopaedic tests and practical case study exercises and give you the latest advances in diagnostic techniques and treatment modalities for orthopaedic conditions across the lifespan.

You will learn the latest in clinical guidelines for both adult and pediatric fracture care, orthopaedic trauma, sports medicine and treatment for degenerative joint disorders. You will leave this recording with the most up-to-date tools and strategies to care for orthopaedic conditions from the total age spectrum.

Handouts

Outline

  • Musculoskeletal Anatomy/Physiology
    • Fracture Patterns
    • Bone Healing
    • Osteoporosis
    • Soft Tissue Anatomy
  • Orthopaedic Work-up
    • History
    • Physical Assessment
    • Diagnostic Studies: X-rays, CT scans
      • MRIs and Labs
  • Degenerative Joint Disease
    • Conservative Treatment Options
    • Surgical Treatment Options
      • Hips
      • Knees
      • Shoulders
      • Other joints
      • Prosthesis Types
      • Selection Criteria
      • Methods of Fixation
      • Post-operative Rehabilitation
      • Complications
  • Orthopaedic Complications
    • Osteomyelitis
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis
    • Pulmonary/Fat Emboli
    • Compartment Syndrome
    • Immobility
  • Overuse Conditions
    • Bursitis
    • Tendonitis
    • Epicondylitis
    • Carpal Tunnel
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Iliotibial Band Syndrome
  • Fracture Management and Fixation Techniques
    • Fracture Types and Stress Fractures
      • Clavicle Fractures
      • Scapula Fractures
      • Humeral Fractures
      • Elbow Fractures
      • Forearm and Wrist Fractures
      • Hand and Finger Fractures
      • Spinal Fractures
      • Pelvis and Hip Fractures
      • Femoral Fractures
      • Patellar Fractures
      • Tibia/Fibula Fractures
      • Ankle and Foot Fractures
  • Pediatric Fractures and Considerations
    • Salter Harris Classification
    • Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE)
  • Sports Medicine
    • Rotator Cuff Injuries
    • AC Joint Injuries
    • Shoulder Dislocations
    • Finger Injuries
    • Knee Injuries/Terrible Triad
    • OCD Lesions
    • Patellar Pain
    • Shin Splints
    • Ankle and Foot Injuries
  • Spinal Disorders
    • Spinal Cord Injuries
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Herniated Nucleus Pulposus
    • Spinal Stenosis

Faculty

Amy B. Harris, MSN, RN, OCNS-C Related seminars and products: 2


Amy B. Harris MSN, RN, OCNS-C, has spent the past 25 years working in a variety of orthopaedic settings to include the private practice arena, level one trauma hospital in-patient units, a rehabilitation hospital, operating rooms, and in pediatric orthopaedics. Amy's roles within these settings have included those of staff nurse, nurse manager, and clinical nurse specialist. She has demonstrated her expertise, holding certification as an orthopaedic clinical nurse specialist. Her commitment to the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON) is evident in her participation as a national congress speaker. She has served on the test committee for the Orthopaedic Nursing Certification Board (ONCB) and is currently on the education committee and is co-chair of the APN conference planning committee.

Amy has earned distinction as a sought-after presenter on a variety of orthopaedic-related topics. She has shared her insights nationally at conferences cosponsored by the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. She has also presented orthopaedic certification exam review courses around the country. She is well known for her ability to provide practical information and interesting case studies to healthcare providers from varied disciplines. 

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Amy B. Harris receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Amy B. Harris has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.