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This article has been approved by the Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board for Category A credit toward recertification as an ONC.

Purpose of Activity

To provide information on common hand conditions in elderly persons in a community setting.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Recognize the signs and symptoms of common hand conditions in elderly persons.
  2. Summarize the pathophysiology of common hand conditions in the elderly and results of a study on hand assessment for elderly people in the community.
Price: $15.00


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: ON0119B
Published: Jan/Feb 2019
Expires: 12/4/2020
Required Passing Score: 14/20 (70%)
Authors: Mabel Qi He Leow, PhD; Wendy Teo, BA Hons (Cantab), BM BCh (Oxon), LLM (Harvard); Tzuemn Ling Low, MBBS, MRCS (Edin) ; Shian Chao Tay, MBBS, FRCS (Edin), FRCS (Glasg), FAMS (Hand Surgery), FAMS (Clinician Scientist), MBiomedSc (Mayo Clinic)
Specialties: Gerontology, Orthopaedics