00.01 Musculoskeletal Course Introduction

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Outline

The Musculoskeletal course covers some of the most common Musculoskeletal Diseases. The musculoskeletal system literally forms the framework for our body. It’s how we move around, it’s how we function from day to day. It protects our vital organs from trauma. If you are able-bodied, there’s not a day that passes that you don’t use your hands, your feet, your back for posture. We will help you understand how these different diseases will affect a patient and how to care for them appropriately. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to…

  1. Discuss the pathophysiology and nursing implications for a patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
  2. Discuss the pathophysiology and nursing implications for a patient with Gout.
  3. Discuss the pathophysiology and nursing implications for a patient with Osteoarthritis.
  4. Discuss the pathophysiology and nursing implications for a patient with Osteoporosis.
  5. Discuss the pathophysiology and nursing implications for a patient with a fracture, including casting and splinting care.
  6. Discuss the pathophysiology and nursing implications for a patient with Osteomyelitis.
  7. Discuss the pathophysiology and nursing implications for a patient with Osteosarcoma.
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