{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Posterior Dislocation of the Sternoclavicular Joint: A Case Study

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

Purpose of Activity

To present a case study illustrating the diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of a patient with posterior dislocation of the sternoclavicular (SC) joint he acquired while playing football.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Recognize the incidence and common causes of posterior dislocation of the SC joint.
  2. Identify the appropriate interventions for this condition.
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: ON0315D
Published: Mar/Apr 2015
Expires: 3/5/2021
Required Passing Score: 11/15 (73%)
Authors: Marcia Gamez, RNFA, CNS
Specialties: Orthopaedics