Lower Extremity Deformities in the Developing Child: Physiologic or Pathologic?
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Keywords: orthopedic, Deformities
Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses
- Define normal patterns of lower extremity development in children.
- Understand physiologic variations of lower extremity rotational and angular profiles in the developing child and the natural history of these presentations.
- Identify red flags for pathologic lower extremity deformities and when to refer for specialty evaluation.
Carrie Chan, CPNP, Manager of Advanced Practice, Pediatric Orthopedic Nurse Practitioner, Stanford Children’s Health: Assistant Clinical Professor, University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing
- 0.75 Contact hours