SOVIE APP: Common Pediatric Orthopaedics Issues
Date of Release
Period of Validity
December 2015 - December 2016
Pediatric APRNs and RNs see patients with orthopaedic problems and require a knowledge base to manage these patients. This online activity is designed to provide pediatric APRNs and RNs with information on identifying common orthopaedic injuries and options for referral and treatment.
After viewing this module participants should be able to:
Identify the common types of injuries and fractures in children
Evaluate hip complaints and identify the most common disorders
Discuss types of scoliosis and when to refer
Verbalize key physical findings, radiographic evidence and symptoms which should prompt an expedicious referral to pediatric orthopaedics
Bibliographic Sources to Allow for Further Study
Biber, R. (2010). Overuse injuries in youth sports: is there such a thing as too much sports? Pediatric Annals, 39, (5), 286-292
The University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.
The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity
SCS Disclosure Statement
ACCME Standards of Commercial Support (SCS) of CME require that presentations be free of commercial bias and that any information regarding commercial products/services be based on scientific methods generally accepted by the medical community. When discussing therapeutic options, faculty are requested to use only generic names. If they use a trade name, then those of several companies should be used. If a presentation includes discussion of any unlabeled or investigational use of a commercial product, faculty are required to disclose this to the participants.
Planning Committee and Author/Speaker Declarations
The ACCME Standards of Commercial Support require that presentations be free of commercial bias and that any information regarding commercial products/services be based on scientific methods generally accepted by the medical community. All of the planning committee members (listed here) have declared that they have no financial interests or relationships to disclose: Timothy Stevens, MD; Karen Chalanick, NP; and Julie Pietraszewski
The following authors/speakers have disclosed financial interests/arrangements or affiliations with organizations that could be perceived as real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of their presentation(s). Only the current arrangements/interests are included:
Suzanne J. Hilt RN, MS, CPN has no financial interests or relationships to disclose.
No commercial funds have been received to support this educational activity
For questions regarding certification or credit reports:
University of Rochester Medical Center
Center for Experiential Learning
Phone: (585) 275-7666
Criteria for successful completion of this activity include
Review the webcast
Completion of the self-assessment / program evaluation*
*The self-assessment / program evaluation must be completed in one sitting.
Will be available for download immediately following completion of the program evaluation.
Participants must download and save or print certificates before exiting the course.
Please remember to send a copy of your certificate to your credentialing office and to keep a copy for your records.