Part 1 of NAON’s Orthopaedic Trauma Course offers self-guided education to the orthopaedic nurse for current trauma approaches and implications for nursing care. Topics discussed include blunt, blast, and crush type trauma injuries. A robust section discusses traumatic spine injuries. Acute complications seen in trauma patients are outlined, along with pharmacology recommendations. Throughout the course, there are assessment questions to check your knowledge. This course could be used for certification study for the ONC®, ONP-C®, as well as an nurse who practices in a trauma setting.
The learner will earn 1.5 Category A contact hours following completion of this course.
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Contact Hours for this course will expire in January 2024.