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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about the importance of smoking cessation in maintaining bone health, particularly among patients scheduled for or recovering from orthopedic surgery.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Summarize the background information presented about bone health, orthopedic surgery, and the effects of cigarette smoking.
  2. Outline pharmacological and nonpharmacological approaches to smoking cessation.
Price: $17.95


  • 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: AJN0720
Published: July 2020
Expires: 6/3/2022
Required Passing Score: 14/19 (73%)
Authors: Stephanie Niu, BSN, RN, CCRN; Fidelindo Lim, DNP, CCRN