NOTE: This is a click and read course. This course features no audio narration, and all materials are presented in a read-only format.
Course objectives include: identify high risk occupations for hernia injury and workers compensation claims; describe the anatomy and risks associated with the most common types of hernias; describe diagnostic procedures and indications for their use; describe each treatment modality and associated procedures, risks, and benefits; and discuss general post-operative care and indications for return to work.
Course is approved for 2.5 continuing education units-CEUs-contact hours for the following professionals:
- Nurses (RN, LVN, LPN) (all states)
- Certified Case Managers (CCM)
- Certified Rehabilitation Counselors (CRC)
- Social Workers (NASW)
- CA Workers’ Comp Claims Adjusters
Must pass final quiz with 80% or more; may re-take as often as needed. Course will be updated or discontinued on or before July 31, 2023.