Splinting, Wrapping, Casting and Taping
Return to all Infant, Child, and Adolescent Medicine sessions.
Estimated time to complete session: 3 hours
This CME session is supported in the form of disposable supplies (non-biological) to the AAFP from BSN Medical, Inc.
1. Assess injured bones or soft tissue to determine the stage and severity of the injury and determine the most effective mechanism of treatment.
2. Compare the indications for using casts, splints or wrapping and taping.
3. Demonstrate effective application of a splint or cast, and wrapping/taping technique.
4. Evaluate appropriate imaging modalities for patients with acute or chronic injuries that require diagnostic imaging evaluation.
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Carrie A. Jaworski, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, Director, Division of Primary Care Sports Medicine, NorthShore University Health System; Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship Director, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine
- 3.00 AAFP prescribed