5th Metatarsal Fracture

Overview

4.7 out of 5 (20 Reviews)

Credits

1.25

Post Assesment Questions

10

Release Date

5 Oct 2020

Expiration Date

8 Jun 2022

Last Reviewed

8 Jun 2021

Estimated Time To Finish

75 Minutes

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Activity Description

Fractures of the fifth metatarsal are common injuries that must be recognized and treated appropriately to avoid poor clinical outcomes for the patient. The clinician must recognize all injury patterns of the fifth metatarsal and initiate the appropriate treatment plan or referral process to avoid potential complications. This activity describes the evaluation and management of fractures of the fifth metatarsal and illustrates the zones of proximal base fractures and more distal fractures. This activity also examines the role of the interprofessional team in evaluating and treating patients with these fractures.

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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:

  • Identify the etiology of fifth metatarsal fractures.
  • Describe the zones of a proximal base of the fifth metatarsal fracture.
  • Explain the treatment strategies for the different types of fifth metatarsal fractures.
  • Review the importance of interprofessional collaboration in the management of fifth metatarsal fractures.

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This activity is jointly provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and StatPearls. AKH, Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity is awarded 1.25 Contact Hours.

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  3. Complete the entire self-study activity.
  4. Complete the post-test assessments.
  5. Successfully pass the post-test with a minimum score of 100%.
  6. Complete the evaluation form.
  7. Obtain a certificate.

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  • Name: 'jones fx.png' Attribution: Image courtesy Dr Chaigasame
  • Name: 'Jones Fracture.jpg' Attribution: Contributed by Mark A. Dreyer, DPM, FACFAS
  • Name: 'Jones Fracture Screw Fixation.jpg' Attribution: Contributed by Mark A. Dreyer, DPM, FACFAS
  • Name: 'IMG_6707.JPG' Attribution: Contributed by Mark A. Dreyer, DPM, FACFAS

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William G. on 10/18/2020

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Chinye O. on 3/8/2021

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