Neurovascular Assessment
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Neurovascular assessment determines the integrity and function of nerves and blood vessels in the affected limb.

Routine neurovascular assessment is important for patients with orthopaedic conditions and following orthopaedic surgery because it enables early detection of neurovascular deficit, nerve injury and compartment syndrome (Irwin, 2009; cited in Blair and Clarke, 2013).

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this CPD module, you should be able to:

  • identify when it is appropriate to complete a neurovascular assessment
  • understand the various components of a neurovascular assessment.
Prerequisites Nil
Course dates On enrolment at your own pace
Mode of delivery Online
Course duration 1 CPD hours
ACN Member Fee $27.00
Non-member Fee $30.00