Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

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Credits

1.50

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16

Release Date

5 Oct 2020

Expiration Date

10 Jul 2021

Last Reviewed

10 Jul 2020

Estimated Time To Finish

90 Minutes

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Activity Description

Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (slipped upper femoral epiphysis), is a common hip pathology in pre-adolescents and adolescents. It occurs when the femoral epiphysis is abnormally displaced posteriorly and inferiorly relative to the femoral head and neck. This often presents as a young adult patient with a complaint of atraumatic hip, thigh or knee pain, which may be associated with limping or an inability to bear weight. This activity reviews the evaluation and management of slipped capital femoral epiphysis and explains the role of the interprofessional team in improving care for those with this condition.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of nurses.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:

  • Review the pathophysiology of slipped capital femoral epiphysis.
  • Outline the treatment options for slipped capital femoral epiphysis.
  • Describe the workup of a patient with slipped capital femoral epiphysis.
  • Outline the pharmacologic therapy as it applies to Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

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  4. Complete the post-test assessments.
  5. Successfully pass the post-test with a minimum score of 100%.
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