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ACS310

The Musculoskeletal System
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Course Information:
  • Online Training Course
  • Credit Hours:1
  • Common Conditions and Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System
  • How to Care for These Conditions in Older Adults
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The Musculoskeletal System Info:

Course Description

The course gives an introduction to the musculoskeletal system with an emphasis on common injuries and conditions that can occur in older adults. The course also teaches students how to care for these conditions in older adults.

Course Objectives

In this lesson, you will learn: about the musculoskeletal system; common conditions and disorders of the musculoskeletal system; about amputation and caring for the amputation client; osteoarthritis; atrophy; osteoporosis; gout; fractures; and joint replacement surgery.

  • Upon completion of this online activity, the participant should be able to:
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  • • Identify common conditions/disorders of the musculoskeletal system.
  • • Restate the related signs and symptoms of each disorder to observe and report
  • • Understand how to provide care to the person with a musculoskeletal condition/disorder


Course Outline

  • The Musculoskeletal System
  • Helpful hints
  • Objectives
  • Musculoskeletal System glossary
  • The Musculoskeletal System and pain
  • Common conditions and disorders
  • Amputation
  • Wound healing
  • Oxygen supply
  • Amputation observation
  • Caring for the amputation client
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis prevalence
  • Osteoarthritis observations
  • Caring for the Osteoarthritis client
  • Atrophy
  • Atrophy example
  • Neurogenic atrophy
  • Contractures
  • Prevention is key!
  • Caring for the atrophy client
  • Osteoporosis
  • How does it happen?
  • Osteoporosis observations
  • Caring for the osteoporosis client
  • Gout
  • Joint pain, Gout observations, Caring for the gout client
  • Fracture
  • Closed fracture, Open fracture, Non-displaced fracture, Displaced fracture
  • Process of bone healing?
  • Reduction
  • Closed reduction, Open reduction, Reduction observations, Caring for the reduction client
  • Compartment syndrome and Use of traction
  • Joint replacement surgery
  • Artificial Implant, Postoperative management, Prevention of complications, Promote ambulation
  • What to observe in common conditions


Instructor

Sally Brounstein, RN, is a Regional Nurse Educator with Providence Health & Services in Oregon, with more than 40 years experience overseeing competency assessment for all RNs, CNAs, and Techs hired in the Portland, Oregon, service area. She has also developed the CNA2 acute care program at Portland Community College, where she has been an instructor for more than six years, providing training in conjunction with OHSU and Legacy Health System.

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The Musculoskeletal System

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