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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 explore the indications for corticosteroid use, the differences among formulations, and adverse effects and their management.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Describe the properties and actions of corticosteroids.
  2. Review the indications for corticosteroid therapy.
  3. Summarize the adverse effects of corticosteroid therapy and their management.
Price: $15.00

Credits:

  • ANCC 1.5 CH / 1.5 APH
  • 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.

Advanced Pharmacology Hours (APH)







Test Code: ON0919C
Published: Sep/Oct 2019
Expires: 9/3/2021
Passing Score: 14/19 (73%)
Authors: Michelle Kapugi, PharmD; Kathleen Cunningham, PharmD, BCPS
Specialties: Orthopaedics
Topics: Corticosteroid