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Open Reduction Internal Fixation: Fracture Treatment, New Technology & Nurse Management
Explore the basic principles and biomechanics of fracture fixation, the various treatment options, and the impact of new technologies to successfully facilitate repair and promote positive patient outcomes.

You’ll review the importance of achieving a stable, well-aligned, mobile, and pain-free joint, why reestablishing articular congruity is critical, and how to reduce the risk of post-traumatic osteoarthritis when treating a fracture with open reduction internal fixation.

Learning Objectives:
1. Summarize risk factors associated with open reduction, internal fixation procedures performed on upper and lower extremities.
2. Discuss treatment options associated with fractures to upper and lower extremities, including the impact of new technologies.
3. Describe nursing management of the patient who has had an open reduction, internal fixation procedure.

Sponsored by: Stryker

California Board of Registered Nursing
Association of periOperative Registered Nurses is provider-approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 13019 for 1.0 contact hours.

The National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) has approved this program for 1.0 contact hours.

The Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD) has approved this program for 1.0 contact hours

Healthcare Sterile Processing Association (HSPA) has approved this program for 1.0 contact hour

Dec 7, 2022 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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