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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 provide information on the identification and treatment of a tuft fracture with cellulitis and possible osteomyelitis.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Recognize features that aid in the diagnosis of cellulitis.
  2. Identify the characteristics of a tuft fracture and treatment options for this fracture with accompanying cellulitis and possible osteomyelitis.
Price: $15.00


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - 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 Board of Nursing, #50-1223, Florida Board of Nursing, #50-1223, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: ON0915B
Published: Sep/Oct 2015
Expires: 9/3/2021
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: James McCallum, MSN, BSN, RN; Mary Kamienski, PhD, APRN, FAEN, FAAN, CEN
Categories: Infection , Orthopaedics
Specialties: Orthopaedics