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Module 5 - Musculoskeletal Assessment

by Leigh Ann Cates-McGlinn, PhD, APRN, NNP-BC, RRT-NPS, CHSE
  • Duration: 540 Mins
  • Credits: 1 CERP, 1 R-CERP, 1 CME
  • Learning Format: Webinar
  • Handout: No
Abstract:

The musculoskeletal system is the framework for the neonate’s physical activity. Variations in this exam provide a foundation for future exams and can verify abnormalities such as spinal or extremity malformations. In this module we define frequently used musculoskeletal terminology, describe the process of a neonatal musculoskeletal exam, list common neonatal musculoskeletal conditions.

Learning Objectives:

Objective 1: Define frequently used musculoskeletal terminology;

Objective 2: Describe the process of a neonatal musculoskeletal exam;

Objective 3: List common neonatal musculoskeletal conditions.

Categories: Neonates
Presentations: 5  |  Hours / CE Credits: 5  |  Viewing Time: 4 Weeks