NPACE Orthopedics Bundle

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This package includes a variety of courses to help build a strong foundation in common primary care orthopedic issues. The bundle includes common orthopedic concerns, pitfalls to watch for, evaluation of knees and upper extremities, common spine issues, and radiology interpretation of extremities.


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Common Orthopedic Concerns in Primary Care

After taking part in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

List the elements of the history that differentiate between various common MSK causes of regional pain

Describe the distinguishing features found on examination for various common MSK causes of regional pain

List the key treatments for common MSK causes of regional pain

Common Spine Issues in Primary Care

Diagnose and manage common spine disorders managed in primary care.

Identify imaging findings for common spine disorders managed in primary care, including common x-ray and MRI findings.

Identify at least 3 referral red flags to orthopedic specialists for common spine disorders managed in primary care.

Evaluation and Treatment of Knee Pain

As a result of this activity, the learner will be able to:

Describe commonly used orthopedic exam techniques such as a flexion pinch and anterior drawer test for the knee

Perform the more commonly incorporated examination techniques used in a musculoskeletal examination for the knee joint

Incorporate the use of orthopedic examinations into their practice

Orthopedics: Upper Extremities

As a result of this activity, the learner will be able to:

Identify the primary pathology that affects the shoulder of an adult patient.

Recognize shoulder diagnoses that can be treated by the primary care clinician vs those requiring urgent referral to a specialist.

Discuss treatment options for the primary care provider for common shoulder pathology.

Pitfalls in Orthopedics for the Primary Care Practitioner

As a result of this activity, the learner will be able to:

Discuss and perform the orthopedic physical exam.

Evaluate and diagnose common orthopedic problems in the primary care setting.

Using case studies, highlight diagnosis, differential, and treatment of common orthopedic issues.

Radiology Interpretation: Upper and Lower Extremities

As a result of this activity, the learner will be able to:

Describe a systematic approach to viewing and interpreting radiographs.

List basic descriptors used to describe a fracture & basic fracture patterns.

Identify essential anatomic landmarks when viewing selected upper and lower extremity x-rays.


Approximately 6 hours and 30 minutes.

Each video is accessible twice within six months of purchase.


NPACE designates this educational activity for a maximum of 6.5 CNE credit(s), of which 1.5 is pharmacology credit. Participants should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Certain NPACE bundles contain courses that are included in other NPACE bundles or sold individually. When completing a course bundle, participants may claim only 1 credit hour for any course that appears more than once within bundles they purchase (e.g., contact hours cannot be earned more than once on the same CE course).

NPACE aims to provide up-to-date and accurate research and information in all of their programming. Given that so much information in medicine rapidly changes and is dynamic – we recognize that new research, advisements for practice and clinical guidelines can become available on a daily basis. Learners are advised to carefully consider the date of on-demand content and consult further sources of information prior to utilizing and applying the clinical information discussed in this session.


December 2021


Program ID: Ortho1121

Provider Accreditation Statement

This program is provided by Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education (NPACE).

Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education (NPACE) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

In addition to ANCC, NPACE is approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by: the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP8720 and Florida CE Broker #50-1476.

NPACE, the Provider of awarding contact hours, is responsible for adherence to ANCC criteria.


Michael E. Zychowicz, DNP, ANP, ONP, FAAN, FAANP

Professor & Lead Faculty, Orthopedic NP Specialty

Duke University School of Nursing

Michael E. Zychowicz, DNP is a Professor at Duke University School of Nursing. Dr. Zychowicz has built a 20-year career in orthopedics as both a clinician, educator, and scholar. He leads the only Orthopedic NP graduate educational program at Duke University. Dr. Zychowicz is board certified as both an Adult NP and Orthopedic NP.

Karen M. Myrick, DNP, APRN, FNP, ANP, ONP, FAAN

Associate Professor, University of Saint Joseph, Interdisciplinary Health and Science

Nurse Practitioner, Orthopedics Associates of Hartford

Karen M. Myrick, DNP, APRN, FNP, ONP, FAAN, is an Associate Professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Health and Science, Department of Nursing, University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford, Connecticut, and the track coordinator for the Post-Master's Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Certificate program for Nurse Practitioners and Physician. Assistants. She is also a Clinical Associate Professor of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Connecticut.

Dr. Christopher Hemmer, DNP, ANP, ONP-C, FAANP

ANP, Piper Spine Care

Assistant Professor, Saint Louis University School of Nursing

Dr. Hemmer has been board certified as an adult nurse practitioner since 1999. He is also a board-certified orthopedic nurse practitioner and a fellow of the American Association of nurse practitioners. His area of specialty is in adult spinal disorders for the last 22 years. He currently evaluates new patients as well as established pre and post-operative patients.

Kim Zuber, PA-C

Executive Director, American Academy of Nephrology PAs

Kim Zuber graduated from UCSD with a bachelor’s in molecular biology and chemistry, picked up a teaching credential at San Diego State University and taught high school for many years. Deciding that medicine had to be easier than teaching teenagers, Kim went on to attend the St. Louis University PA program.


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