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Advances in Orthopaedic Care: It's Not Just Broken Bones
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DVD Video - 4+ hours
5 hr 42 min
Multi-disc video recording with electronic manual and instructions
PESI HealthCare
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  1. Explain the mechanism of bone and fracture healing.
  2. Recognize the essential components of a focused orthopaedic examination.
  3. Discuss the basic concepts for degenerative joint disease treatment.
  4. Analyze potentially serious orthopaedic complications.
  5. Evaluate the impact of overuse conditions on activities of daily living.
  6. Discriminate between fracture patterns.
  7. Assess common sports injuries and recommended treatment options.
  8. Demonstrate an improved clinical competence in orthopaedics.

Musculoskeletal Anatomy/Physiology

  • Fracture Patterns
  • Bone Healing
  • Osteoporosis
  • Soft Tissue Anatomy

Orthopaedic Work-up

  • History
  • Physical Assessment
  • Diagnostic Studies: X-rays, CT scans, MRIs and Labs

Degenerative Joint Disease

  • Conservative Treatment Options
  • Surgical Treatment Options
    • Hips
    • Knees
    • Shoulders
    • Other joints
    • Prosthesis Types
    • Selection Criteria
    • Methods of Fixation
    • Post-operative Rehabilitation Complications

Orthopaedic Complications

  • Osteomyelitis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Pulmonary/Fat Emboli
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Immobility

Overuse Conditions

  • Bursitis
  • Tendonitis
  • Epicondylitis
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Fracture Management and Fixation Techniques

  • Fracture Types and Stress Fractures
    • Clavicle Fractures
    • Scapula Fractures
    • Humeral Fractures
    • Elbow Fractures
    • Forearm and Wrist Fractures
    • Hand and Finger Fractures
    • Spinal Fractures
    • Pelvis and Hip Fractures
    • Femoral Fractures
    • Patellar Fractures
    • Tibia/Fibula Fractures
    • Ankle and Foot Fractures

Pediatric Fractures and Considerations

  • Salter Harris Classification
  • Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE)

Sports Medicine

  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • AC Joint Injuries
  • Shoulder Dislocations
  • Finger Injuries
  • Knee Injuries/Terrible Triad
  • OCD Lesions
  • Patellar Pain
  • Shin Splints
  • Ankle and Foot Injuries

Spinal Disorders

  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Herniated Nucleus Pulposus
  • Spinal Stenosis


Amy Hite graduated from Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas, in 1996 with a BSN and in 2000 with an MSN Family Nurse Practitioner degree. She is certified as FNP by AANP and ANCC, certified in Orthopedics by the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses, and completed the Doctorate of Nursing Practice with an emphasis in Advanced Practice from the University of Kansas School of Nursing, May 2011.

Her current position is Assistant Professor at the Pittsburg State University, Department of Nursing. She is employed part time at PSU Student Health Services, specializing in orthopedic patients and primary care. Amy also does Legal Nurse Consulting.

She has experience in Med-Surg nursing, OR, ED, rehab, urgent care, skilled care, college health and private orthopedic practice. Her subspecialty interests are female musculoskeletal health, osteoporosis, female athletes and preventive health care.

Amy has published and presented regionally and at national conferences on Anesthesia for Outpatients, Herbal Therapies and Surgical Patients, the Sports Medicine Chapter of the Orthopedic Nursing Secrets Book, Osteoporosis, and the Female Athlete Triad.

Her current/past offices include: Special Interest Group Facilitator for Sports Medicine for the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON) and NAON Education Committee and representative to the Female Athlete Triad Coalition.

Amy is a member of the American Nurses Association and AANP and the Kansas State Nurses Association; she is the District 20 KSNA Treasurer, 4 State APN President, and a member of the PSU Alumni Association Crawford County Chapter Board.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Amy L. Hite is Assistant Professor at the Pittsburg State University, Department of Nursing. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Amy L. Hite has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
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