ExpressCare Orthopaedic Skills Lab #1 - Splinting Demonstrations

Step Status
Pretest
Material
Posttest
Starts On: Tue, 12/15/2020: 12:00 AM
Ends On: Thu, 12/15/2022: 12:00 AM
Type: Internet Activity Enduring Material
Credits: 0
Description: A comprehensive, interactive, discussion of Orthopaedic conditions presenting to the Urgent Care setting, specifically as related to Splinting.

Credit for this module will be awarded following successful demonstration of splinting skills. See below for directions on how to schedule the skills portion of this module.

Credit Statements:
The SIU School of Medicine designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM from organizations accredited by ACCME. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 0.75 AAP Category 1 CME credit for completing this program.

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Certification Program accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

SIU School of Medicine is preapproved as a continuing nursing education provider pursuant to Section 1300.130, subsection c), 1), B) and P) of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Nurse Practice Act. Nurses may receive a maximum of 0.75 contact hours for completing this activity.

All other attendees will receive a Certificate of Attendance.


Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

1. Identify splinting supplies/materials used for upper extremity splinting
2. Proficiently apply both plaster & Orthoglass splints
3. Determine which type of splint is indicated for each specific upper extremity injury.


Disclosure:
None of the planners or speaker have any relevant financial interests to disclose.


Additional Information: Following your thorough review of both demonstrations, please visit HealthStream to schedule the skills portion of this module.


Following your final module, please provide your feedback at the 'Activity Assessments' page, under 'Credits'.


Sponsor: SIU School of Medicine and Memorial Health System


If you need technical assistance in your completion of this course, you may contact ocpd@siumed.edu .

Speaker

Zac Sowa, MS, PA-C, Memorial Health System

The mission of the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is to assist the people of central and southern Illinois in meeting their health care needs through education, patient care, research, and service to the community.

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