Advanced Education in Orthopaedics for LPNs - Overview
This post-diploma, advanced certificate program prepares licensed practical nurses (LPNs) with the knowledge and skills for a specialized career in orthopaedics. The program consists of two courses and a clinical practicum. Learners will further their understanding of anatomy and physiology in relation to orthopaedics and orthopaedic radiology, assessment, and trauma. The curriculum includes specialized orthopaedic procedures, including casting.
Upon successful completion of this program, you will be prepared to work in an emergency department, cast room, and orthopaedic patient care area.
Delivery OptionsPart-time (PT), Online
Delivery methods for this program include:
- Online delivery/face-to-face clinical
- Self-paced study
- Tutorial help from an instructor
- 5-day full-time workshop
- Preceptored full-time 300-hour clinical practice (possibly completed in your own community).
- Continuous intakes