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Description

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

Purpose of Activity

To present evidence-based interventions for the nonsurgical treatment of hip and knee osteoarthritis from the guidelines of the Osteoarthritis Research Society International, the American College of Rheumatology, and the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Outline the pathophysiology of osteoarthritis as well as the methods of determining the strength of the existing evidence related to osteoarthritis.
  2. Summarize the guidelines the Osteoarthritis Research Society International, the American College of Rheumatology, and the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons have established for the management of knee and hip osteoarthritis.
Price: $15.00

Credits:

  • 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: ON0919A
Published: Sep/Oct 2019
Expires: 9/3/2021
Passing Score: 14/19 (73%)
Authors: Jessica Gourdine , MSN, APRN, A-GNP-C
Specialties: Orthopaedics