This presentation, recorded at a recent Live CE Webinar, helps primary care providers develop skills in minor procedures commonly performed in the office setting: orthopedic procedures, nail drainage and repair/removal techniques, infectious procedures, foreign body removal, eye procedures, ear procedures, and nasal foreign body removal.
Your purchase provides access to the lectures and an APEA Minor Office Procedures Practice Kit. To maximize your benefit from the CE activity, please wait until your kit arrives. APEA will mail the kit within 2 business days after your purchase. The kit includes an abscess model, a syringe with needles, a needle holder for abscess and fish hook removal procedures, scissors, a lift nail, and foreceps. You will need gloves and a hot dog or vienna sausage to practice the procedures using the kit materials.
Video: Video format requires Google Chrome; each video purchase can be viewed two times within 6 months of purchase. Rewind and fast-forward options available to ensure understanding.
Upon completion of this activity, the learner will be able to:
- Describe, demonstrate & practice the important components in the performance of minor office procedures.
- Discuss the pharmacologic agents, methods for anesthesia, local versus digital blocks of fingers/toes, and drainage of abscesses.
- List the common methods to remove various foreign bodies of the eyes, ears, nose, and soft tissues.
This activity is approved for 3.0 contact hour(s) (which includes 0 hour(s) of pharmacology).
TIME TO COMPLETE
2 hours 8 minutes plus posttest
Advanced Practice Education Associates (APEA) is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 100820. This activity is approved for 3.0 contact hour(s) (which includes 0 hour(s) of pharmacology).
Program ID #2020-11-02
This course is taught by Denise Ramponi, DNP, CRNP, FAEN, an associate professor at Robert Morris University. Dr. Ramponi is a recognized expert in X-ray interpretation and acute care.
This course can be accessed on a computer or tablet, or through the APEA app. To access it on the APEA app, purchases must be made through apea.com and will automatically be synced. Content downloaded to your device from the app can be accessed at any time, even without an internet connection. Minimum space required: Each video may take up to 150 MB. Viewable on iPhone versions 5 and above, iPad Air and iPad Mini.