33.691 Advanced Musculosketal Conditions I Practicum

Advanced Musculosketal Conditions I Practicum

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 35762
Status Active

168 contact hours (32 hours of class on-campus lab, 36 hours on-line seminar, & 100 hours of clinical practicum Through lab, seminar, and clinical experiences this course will focus on assessment in orthopedic advanced practice nursing. Issues in advanced practice are discussed. The practicum will focus on the complete musculoskeletal exam. orientation to operating room and RN first assist procedures, interpreting diagnostic studies, musculoskeletal deformities, use of prosthetics and orthotics, non-surgical interventions, and selected radiologic interpretation. Selected clinical experiences will be directed toward assessing chronic conditions in spinal, joint replacement and reconstructive surgery, physiatry and rehabilitation settings. Clinical experiences will consist of inpatient, outpatient, or operating room settings with surgeons, physiatrists and/or advanced practice clinicians.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Co/Pre-Req: 33.690 Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Nursing.