This session helps attendees identify and meet the unique care needs of the obese orthopedic patient, including the impact of obesity on the body systems and a review of care needs related to mobility, wound management, airway maintenance, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Contact hours available until 9/14/2016.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, Authors, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Faculty, planners, authors, and speakers have no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC-COA)
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered nursing, Provider Number, CEP 5387.
Objectives: • Discuss the impact of obesity on the body systems of the orthopedic patient. • Review care needs related to mobility, wound management, airway maintenance, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation of the obese orthopedic patient.