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Avoiding Lower Extremity Positioning Injuries in the OR - CE472
Avoiding Lower Extremity Positioning Injuries in the OR

CE472 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Nancymarie Phillips, PhD, RN, RNFA, CNOR(E)
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Objectives:
The goal of this continuing education program is to provide nurses with information about positioning anesthetized and sedated surgical patients to avoid nerve and vessel damage in the lower extremities. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Identify nerves of the lower body susceptible to injury in the sedated or anesthetized patient
  • Describe the arterial supply and the venous drainage of the lower extremities
  • Discuss the collaborative efforts of the OR team, including nurses, to prevent lower extremity nerve and vessel injuries 

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 12/11/2017

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