Splinting the Lower Extremity – PediaCast CME 047
Dr Marc Leder and James Robinson return to the studio as we consider splints of the lower extremity. We cover materials, indications, application, pitfalls, home going instructions and typical follow-up for a variety of splints. In addition to the podcast, you’ll find videos of splint application in the show notes! We hope you can join us!
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- Login to your PediaCast CME account. If you don’t have an account, sign up here.
- Read this Continuing Medical Education Information Sheet in its entirety.
- Listen to the podcast and watch the five required videos.
- Complete the Post Test.
- You must achieve a passing score of 75% or higher on the Post Test.
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Lower Extremity Splints
Application of Long Leg Posterior Splint (Video)
Application of Short Leg Stirrup Splint (Video)
Application of Short Leg Posterior Splint (Video)
Application of Schantz Wrap, Knee Immobilizer, Air Cast and Reese Shoe (Video)
Crutches: Sizing and Teaching How to Use (Video)
This online activity will identify and explore issues related to the practice of pediatric medicine in primary care and subspecialty settings.
Primary care physicians, pediatric subspecialists, and other health care professionals who provide care for pediatric patients should participate in this activity.
At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Identify materials needed to apply lower extremity splints in the primary care setting.
- Select and apply appropriate splints for injuries of the lower extremity.
- Instruct patients and families on splint and crutch precautions and home-going care.
- Arrange appropriate follow-up for pediatric patients with lower-extremity injuries.
No one in a position to control content has any conflicting relationships with commercial interests.
Nationwide Children’s has not received any commercial support for this activity.
ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE
DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE
July 24, 2019
July 24, 2022
CME CREDIT AND PROVIDER INFORMATION
Nationwide Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Nationwide Children’s Hospital designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The ACCME requires CME providers to maintain records of attendance for 6 years after participation.
Currently, there is no fee to obtain Category 1 CME Credit from this activity.
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Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Education Department, CME Office
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