{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Establishing a Geriatric Hip Fracture Program at a Level 1 Community Trauma Center

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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 describe the process of establishing a successful geriatric hip fracture program and the initial results observed in a single institution after its implementation.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Describe the initial process of designing and planning the geriatric hip fracture program.
  2. Explain the key components in the preoperative, interoperative, and postoperative phases of the geriatric hip fracture program.
  3. Summarize the results of the implementation of the geriatric hip fracture program.
Price: $15.00


  • 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: ON0520B
Published: May/Jun 2020
Expires: 6/3/2022
Required Passing Score: 12/17 (70%)
Authors: Kristin O'Mara-Gardner, MSN, RN-BC, ONC; Roberta E. Redfern, PhD; Jeffrey M. Bair, MD
Specialties: Orthopaedics