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Orthopedic Nursing: Basics for Effective Patient Care (Live Webinar)

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Course Description

The purpose of this program is to enable the learner/nurse/orthopedic patient-care provider to gain an introduction to the specialty of orthopedic nursing, which includes the study of the care of patients experiencing orthopedic trauma, sports injuries, fractures, total joint, arthroplasty, spinal surgery and orthopedic complications. Participants will be able to identi-fy the essential components of a thorough, orthopedic-focused assessment for early recognition of complications, describe the breadth of orthopedic injuries and conditions, determine safe, positioning and mobilization, along with defining essential components of effective orthopedic patient education to achieve positive patient outcomes. The full-day course content is based on the national orthopedic nursing standards and patient teaching implications.

Program Learning Outcomes

This program prepares the learner to:

  • Self-report at a 90% rate an increase in knowledge of the advances in orthopedic nursing and medical practice that will allow for better patient care and positive orthopedic outcomes.


Saturday, April 1, 2023 from 08:00 am to 05:00 pm EDT

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Tuition Details

Tuition Details

Contact Hours

ANCC Accredited ProviderContact Hours

ANCC Approved

Contact Hours: 7.5
(Includes 0.5 Pharmacology Contact Hour)

MED-ED, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

MED-ED, Inc. is an approved provider by the following State Boards of Nursing: Florida/FBN 50-1286 and California #CEP10453.

Course Materials


Course Materials



Tina Kurkowski

Christina "Tina" Kurkowski


Tina’s dedication to her profession is demonstrated by her membership in the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON), the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) and the Wisconsin Nurses Association (WNA). Tina has over 30 years of clinical and instructional experience in orthopedic nursing. She also holds a clinical adjunct faculty position at UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health and currently practices as surgical orthopedic nurse practitioner. With an MS from UW-Madison, she brings years of hands-on clinical experience in healthcare and wellness. 

Tina has been an editor for Orthopedic Operating Room Manual and a peer-reviewed author of many chapters and journal articles, including Orthopedic Nursing, NAON Core Curriculum and Orthopedic Nursing Journal. She was honored at NAON’s 34th annual congress, receiving a distinguished service award that recognizes an individual who has advanced orthopedic nursing through his or her actions and efforts. Tina has presented both nationally and internationally for NAON and AAOS, along with many other organizations within the U.S. She is particularly known for her ability to provide practical information to interdisciplinary healthcare audiences. Tina’s high energy and genuine enthusiasm creates her signature approach to education. 


Hosting Hospital

Hosting Hospital

Gloucester County School Nurses Association

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MED-ED, Inc. A Leader in Nursing Continuing Education

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Host Registrant

Gloucester County School Nurses Association Members

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received by email, in writing or by phone up to 14 days prior to the seminar will receive a full refund. A 10% processing fee will be charged for refunds requested less than 14 days prior to the seminar. If applicable, the cancellation fee may be waived for tuition transferred to another seminar or if applied to Self-Study products. In the rare event that MED-ED must cancel, MED-ED’s liability is limited to tuition.

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Orthopedic Nursing: Basics for Effective Patient Care
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Christina "Tina" Kurkowski
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