UW School of Nursing

April 28, 2022

Med-Surg 365 | Orthopedic Topics

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On-Demand Program

Course Description

This module reviews orthopedic injuries and disorders and their treatments, illuminated with patient stories pulled from the career of an experienced wound and orthopedic nurse.


Alecia Nye, PhD, MN, RN, CMSRN

Associate Dean of Nursing, Olympic College

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

At the end of this module, participants will be better able to:

  1. Review assessment and treatments in caring for patients with musculoskeletal injuries.
  2. Understand treatments for common musculoskeletal disorders.
  3. Describe interventions associated with orthopedic complications.
  4. Explain primary, secondary and tertiary preventative care for osteoporosis.