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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 avascular necrosis (AVN) of bone.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Outline the pathophysiology, age of onset, and types of and risk factors for AVN of bone.
  2. Identify the clinical presentation of and treatment options for a patient with AVN of the knee.
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: ON0120D
Published: Jan/Feb 2020
Expires: 12/3/2021
Passing Score: 12/16 (75%)
Authors: Patrick Graham, MSN, RN, ANP-BC
Categories: Orthopaedics
Specialties: Orthopaedics