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CJ: Orthopedic Nursing CJ-03: Traction and Fixators
No. Competency Item NAC DEV COM DTE EXC
  Demonstrate knowledge of the purposes and safe care of the common methods of traction / external fixators such as:;          
  • manuale
  • CJ-03-02
  • skeletal
  • CJ-03-03
  • skin.
  • CJ-03-04 Demonstrate knowledge and application of the principles of traction.
    CJ-03-05 Demonstrate the knowledge and ability to apply a variety of traction using proper equipment and techniques.
    CJ-03-06 Demonstrate ability to assess the client in traction / external fixators and provide appropriate care and nursing interventions.
    CJ-03-07 Demonstrate ability to teach client and family regarding traction / external fixators and safety precautions.
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