Splinting, Wrapping, Casting, and Taping Edition 1.1
Estimated time to complete all: approx 1.5 hours
Release date: June 12th, 2018
At the end of this activity, participants will be able to:
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
Total possible CME credit: 1.5 Prescribed credits
- 1.50 AAFP prescribed