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Advances in Orthopaedic Care: It’s Not Just Broken Bones
Audio CD
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Audio CD - 4+ hours
6 hr 15 min
Multi-disc audio recording with electronic manual and instructions
PESI HealthCare
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  1. Explain the mechanism of bone and fracture healing.
  2. Recognize the essential components of a focused orthopaedic examination.
  3. Discuss the basic concepts for degenerative joint disease treatment.
  4. Analyze potentially serious orthopaedic complications.
  5. Evaluate the impact of overuse conditions on activities of daily living.
  6. Discriminate between fracture patterns.
  7. Assess common sports injuries and recommended treatment options.
  8. Demonstrate an improved clinical competence in orthopaedics.

Musculoskeletal Anatomy/Physiology

  • Fracture Patterns
  • Bone Healing
  • Osteoporosis
  • Soft Tissue Anatomy

Orthopaedic Work-up

  • History
  • Physical Assessment
  • Diagnostic Studies: X-rays, CT scans MRIs and Labs

Degenerative Joint Disease

  • Conservative Treatment Options
  • Surgical Treatment Options
    • Hips
    • Knees
    • Shoulders
    • Other joints
    • Prosthesis Types
    • Selection Criteria
    • Methods of Fixation
    • Post-operative Rehabilitation
    • Complications

Orthopaedic Complications

  • Osteomyelitis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Pulmonary/Fat Emboli
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Immobility

Overuse Conditions

  • Bursitis
  • Tendonitis
  • Epicondylitis
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Fracture Management and Fixation Techniques

  • Fracture Types and Stress Fractures
    • Clavicle Fractures
    • Scapula Fractures
    • Humeral Fractures
    • Elbow Fractures
    • Forearm and Wrist Fractures
    • Hand and Finger Fractures
    • Spinal Fractures
    • Pelvis and Hip Fractures
    • Femoral Fractures
    • Patellar Fractures
    • Tibia/Fibula Fractures
    • Ankle and Foot Fractures

Pediatric Fractures and Considerations

  • Salter Harris Classification
  • Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE)

Sports Medicine

  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • AC Joint Injuries
  • Shoulder Dislocations
  • Finger Injuries
  • Knee Injuries/Terrible Triad
  • OCD Lesions
  • Patellar Pain
  • Shin Splints
  • Ankle and Foot Injuries

Spinal Disorders

  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Herniated Nucleus Pulposus
  • Spinal Stenosis



Amy Harris has spent the past 25 years working in a variety of orthopaedic settings, to include level one trauma hospital in-patient units, ambulatory care settings, a rehabilitation hospital, operating rooms, and in out-patient pediatric orthopaedics. Amy's roles within these settings have included those of staff nurse, nurse manager, and clinical nurse specialist. As an Advanced Practice Nurse, she has conducted independent fracture and gait clinics. She has demonstrated her expertise, holding certification as an orthopaedic clinical nurse specialist. Her commitment to the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON) is evident in her participation as a national congress speaker. She has served on the test committee for the Orthopaedic Nursing Certification Board (ONCB) and on NAON's education committee. She was co-chair of the first full day APN conference held during NAON Congress.

Amy has earned distinction as a sought-after presenter on a variety of orthopaedic-related topics. She has shared her insights nationally at conferences cosponsored by the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. She has also presented orthopaedic certification exam review courses around the country. She is well known for her ability to provide practical information and interesting case studies to healthcare providers from varied disciplines. Make plans today to attend this one-day educational event and you are guaranteed to learn from Amy's extensive knowledge and experiences regarding recent advances in orthopaedic care! Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Amy B. Harris receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Amy B. Harris has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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