{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Geriatric Fracture Programs: Implementation of a Geriatric Fracture Program

Activity Steps


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

Purpose of Activity

To discuss the steps of planning and implementing a geriatric fracture program in a hospital and lessons learned from initiating such a program.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Summarize the background information and evidence that relate to the development of the geriatric fracture program the authors described.
  2. Discuss the process of planning and implementing the geriatric fracture program at the authors' facility as well as its outcomes.
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: ON0520A
Published: May/Jun 2020
Expires: 6/3/2022
Required Passing Score: 14/20 (70%)
Authors: Jennifer Sedlock, DNP, APRN, AGPCNP-BC, CFRN; Jaymie Green, MSN, RN, NE-BC; Lauren Diegel-Vacek, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CNE
Categories: Geriatrics , Orthopaedics
Specialties: Orthopaedics