Orthopedics: Joint Reduction

Return to Emergency and Urgent Care sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.

Learning Objectives

1. Evaluate the symptoms of strains versus sprains and prepare treatment plans according to their diagnostic presentation.
2. Assess dislocations and treat or refer patients for specialty attention to restore the bones and joint to normal functioning.
3. Demonstrate proper elements of the“RICE” method to patients prior to discharge from the emergency room.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
09/16/2013
Course expires: 
09/15/2016

Rebecca Jeanmonod, MD, FACEP, Associate Residency Program Director, Emergency Medicine, St. Luke’s University Hospital, Associate Professor (Adjunct), Temple University School of Medicine, Hellertown, Pennsylvania

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/16/2013
Course expires: 
09/15/2016
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