Splinting Techniques

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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This lecture, recorded at a live continuing education webinar, provides a detailed overview of immobilization splinting techniques.


Your purchase provides access to the lectures and an APEA Splinting Kit. To maximize your benefit from the CE activity, please wait until your kit arrives to watch the course. APEA will mail the kit within 2 business days of your purchase. Kits are sent via the U.S. Postal Service. Do not open the kit until you are ready to practice with the splints; opening them prior to use will cause them to harden.


FORMAT

Viewing requires Google Chrome; each video section in the course may be viewed two times within 6 months of purchase. Rewind and fast forward features are not available.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this learning activity, the learner will be able to:

  • Describe the indications and precautions for, and the contraindications to, the use of immobilization splinting
  • Discuss the mechanical principles involved in immobilization splints
  • State the necessary steps required to fabricate and fit immobilization splints

CREDITS

This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hour(s) (which includes 0 hour(s) of pharmacology)


TIME TO COMPLETE

1 hour 15 minutes plus posttest


RELEASED

June 2021


ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

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 1.25 contact hour(s) (which includes 0 hour(s) of pharmacology. Program ID #2021-06-01 (Video).


FACULTY

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, minor office procedures, suturing, and acute care.

ACCESS

This course can be accessed on a computer or tablet, or through the APEA app. Purchases must be made through apea.com and will automatically be synced to your app. 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.

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