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 professions:
- Nurses (RN, LVN, LPN)(all states)
- 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.