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Activity Steps


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

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Apply the Standardized Swallowing Assessment (SSA) screening tool to determine the risk of OD in a case study patient.
  2. Evaluate results from a study that assessed whether OD screening by nurses resulted in a better recognition of patients at risk for OD.
Price: $20.00


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH
  • GA - BON 2.0 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development 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: ON0321B
Published: Mar/Apr 2021
Expires: 3/3/2023
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Hugo Wijnen, MD; Peter P. Schmitz, MD; Martine Jansen; Linda Hendrix; Job L. C. van Susante, PhD; Hanna Willems, PhD
Specialties: Orthopaedics