{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Understanding Symptoms of Muscle Tightness, Weakness, and Rigidity From a Nursing Perspective

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To present a study describing the communication and management of the symptoms of muscle tightness, weakness, and rigidity from the nursing perspective.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Identify the need for patients and rehabilitation nurses to clearly communicate the terms muscle tightness, weakness, and rigidity.
  2. State the results of the study.
  3. Identify practice implications coming from the study.
Price: $12.50


  • 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: RNJ0919B
Published: Sep/Oct 2019
Expires: 9/3/2021
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Rozina H. Bhimani, PhD, DNP, APRN-CNP, CNE; Daanish Soomar;