Orthopedic Education Day - August 5, 2024

August 5, 2024

The majority of nursing staff on the orthopedic units are novice staff.  It is important they receive additional education to increase their knowledge and comfort level when taking care of these patients.

Nursing Leadership has also identified opportunities for improvement from recent post operative complication root cause analyses and chart audits revealing inconsistencies in practice.

Target Audience

All RNs, LPNs, and PCS staff who care for the orthopedic patient population 

Learning Objectives

The learner will be able to provide and coordinate quality, safe patient care for patients having orthopedic and spine surgery.  
Learners will be able to identify signs and symptoms of post-operative complications as well as treatment and prevention for these complications.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 3.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
08/05/2024
Course expires: 
10/05/2024
Event starts: 
08/05/2024 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
08/05/2024 - 12:00pm EDT

The majority of nursing staff on the orthopedic units are novice staff.  It is important they receive additional education to increase their knowledge and comfort level when taking care of these patients.

Nursing Leadership has also identified opportunities for improvement from recent post operative complication root cause analyses and chart audits revealing inconsistencies in practice.

UPMC Hanover Conference Room A
Hanover, PA
United States

Tina Keck, MSN, MHA, RN, ONC
Tiffany Flohr, BSN, RN
Kate Rowader, MSN, RN
Teri Frombaugh, BSN, RN
Chuck Stork, BSN, RN
Brittany Hodges, MSN, RN                              
 

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.

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 3.5 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. 

Available Credit

  • 3.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 3.50 Attendance
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