This program will provide updated information on the diagnosis, treatment and care of a patient with compartment syndrome.
Nurses and Social Workers
Attendees will be able to: Discuss the anatomy and physiology of compartment syndrome.
Identify the 5 Ps of compartment syndrome
Discuss plan of care, measurement tools, orthopedic involvement and ongoing dressings
This program will provide education regarding the needs, diagnosis and care of the patient with compartment syndrome.
Kylie Humbertson, PA-C UPMC Altoona Trauma Services
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
As Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1 continuing education credit
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hours.
Social Work (ASWB)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Social Work Education activity is 1.0 contact hours.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 1.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 1.00 ASWB