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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. Identify the background information the authors considered when implementing and analyzing the results of their study of quality of life within the first three months after hospital discharge following an extremity injury.
  2. Recognize the characteristics of the study participants.
  3. Select the results of the study that offer insight to clinicians caring for this patient population.

Learning Outcomes

Seventy-five percent of participants will demonstrate knowledge of a study examining the changes in illness perceptions, coping strategies, and quality of life within the first three months after hospital discharge and the association among these changes in patients with extremity injuries by achieving a minimum score of 70% on the outcomes-based posttest.
Price: $25.00


  • ANCC 2.5 CH
  • DC - BON 2.5 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH
  • GA - BON 2.5 CH
  • NM - BON 2.5 CH
  • SC - BON 2.5 CH
  • WV - BOERN 2.5 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, Georgia Board of Nursing, New Mexico Board of Nursing, South Carolina Board of Nursing, and West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses, #50-1223.

Test Code: ON0323A
Published: Mar/Apr 2023
Expires: 12/5/2025
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Santo Imanuel Tonapa, MSN, RN; Mulyadi Mulyadi, PhD, RN; Ah Yusuf, SKp, MKes, DR; Bih-O Lee, PhD, RN