{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Smoking Effects in a Distal Tibia Fracture Treated with External Fixation

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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 effects of smoking on the healing of a distal tibia fracture.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Recognize issues related to the treatment and healing of a distal tibia fracture.
  2. Identify potential complications, particularly those from smoking, related to the healing of a distal tibia fracture.
Price: $10.00


  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 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, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: ON1116C
Published: Nov/Dec 2016
Expires: 12/4/2020
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Andrea Emilio Salvi, MD; Alexander Nikolaevich Chelnokov, MD; Simone Roda, PNA
Categories: Orthopaedics
Specialties: Orthopaedics