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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dislocation and relocation procedures.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Describe the anatomy, incidence, and types of TMJ dislocation.
  2. List predisposing factors for the various types of TMJ dislocation.
  3. Identify signs and symptoms, diagnostic studies, and nursing implications for care of the patient with TMJ dislocation.
Price: $21.95


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH
  • GA - BON 2.0 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: AENJ0716
Published: Jul/Sep 2016
Expires: 9/4/2020
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Thomas White, DEd, MSN, CRNP, CEN, FNP-BC; Viki Hedderick, DEd, MSN, RN; Denise R. Ramponi, DNP, FNP-C, ENP-BC, FAEN, FAANP, CEN
Specialties: Emergency, Orthopaedics