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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.

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about the care of postoperative orthopedic patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Identify the effects of OSA in patients undergoing surgical procedures
  2. Recognize nursing interventions that promote patient safety for the postoperative patient with OSA.
Price: $15.00


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 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 Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: ON1113C
Published: November/December 2013
Expires: 12/4/2020
Passing Score: 11/15 (73%)
Authors: Amy J. Veney
Categories: Orthopaedics , Safety , Surgery