About the CPD short course
This short course is conducted over two days and is equivalent to 14 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.
Who should attend?
This short course will provide an overview of contemporary approaches and interventions in orthopaedic surgery. The short course is for registered and enrolled nurses caring for orthopaedic patients in a variety of clinical areas.
Dates and locations
We are currently finalising our calendar of CPD short courses for the first half of 2017. If you would like to be informed when dates are announced, you can register for email notifications.
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|RN member $327.00||RN non-member $385.00|
|EN member $269.00||EN non-member $327.00|
Key learning outcomes
On completion participants will be better able to:
- discuss the anatomy and physiology of the musculoskeletal system
- describe the techniques of a comprehensive neurovascular assessment
- outline the pathophysiology and nursing management of patients with orthopaedic trauma/dysfunction; both traumatic and elective
- identify the nursing management and prevention of complications arising from orthopaedic trauma/disorders/interventions.
Registration and welcome
Anatomy and physiology
Rotator cuff repair
Complications of orthopaedic dysfunction
|4.45pm||End of day one.|
Osteoporosis and neck of femur fractures
Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid arthritis
Total joint arthroplasty
Summary and program concludes.