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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 the diagnosis and management of a tear of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Summarize the anatomy and physiology of the ACL as well as assessment findings for a patient with a tear of the ACL.
  2. Select the potential causes and epidemiology of ACL tears and management options for a patient with an ACL tear.
Price: $10.00


  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 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: ON0119E
Published: Jan/Feb 2019
Expires: 12/4/2020
Passing Score: 12/16 (75%)
Authors: Patrick Graham, MSN, RN, ANP-BC,
Categories: Orthopaedics
Specialties: Orthopaedics