Orthopedics for Primary Care: When to Treat and When to Refer

1.25 NAPNAP Contact Hour. This continuing education activity is offered at a reduced rate to NAPNAP Members. This continuing education activity rate is $12.50 for NAPNAP Members. For non-members, this continuing education activity rate is $25. This course is an archived presentation from NAPNAP's 2023 National Conference and is offered free with a coupon for conference attendees until 12/31/23. 

Orthopedics is an often-mystified specialty that many providers do not feel adequately prepared to manage. This session will provide you with education regarding pediatric-specific orthopedic conditions and describe how to treat them. Participants will also learn what requires an urgent referral to orthopedics.

Please note that this program is a recording from a live and virtual session from NAPNAP 2023 national conference in Orlando, Fla. If you earned CE for this session, this course will be a duplicate.

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Copyright 2023 © by National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners 

This continuing education activity is administered by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners as an agency providing continuing education credit. individuals who complete this program and earn a 70% or higher score on the post tests will be awarded 1.25 National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners contact hours.

Keywords: orthopedic, fractures, bone, injuries

Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe fractures, especially those unique to pediatrics.
  • Detail differences in pediatric bone.
  • Discuss some common childhood injuries or complaints.
  • Identify orthopedic emergencies and when to refer.
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Jenny L. Weiner, DNP, APRN, CPNP-AC/PC 

Available Credit

  • 1.25 Contact hours


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