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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 key for understanding how a patient?s history, the procedure(s) performed, and a thorough assessment of the foot?s circulation will help identify circulatory problems and avoid postoperative complications.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Outline the anatomy of the foot, as well as important considerations when obtaining a patient?s history.
  2. Describe the essential elements of assessment and intervention before and after foot surgery.
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: ON0320C
Published: Mar/Apr 2020
Expires: 3/4/2022
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Michael Nirenberg, DPM; Elizabeth Ansert, DPM, MA
Categories: Assessment , Orthopaedics , Surgery
Specialties: Orthopaedics, Surgery