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CJ: Orthopedic Nursing CJ-04: Splints and Braces
No. Competency Item NAC DEV COM DTE EXC
CJ-04-01 Demonstrate knowledge and ability to use the common types of splints and braces.
  Demonstrate ability to assess client in splint or brace and provide appropriate nursing care and interventions:          
  • altered physiological needs
  • CJ-04-03
  • comfort measures
  • CJ-04-04
  • neurovascular status
  • CJ-04-05
  • noncompliance
  • CJ-04-06
  • pain
  • CJ-04-07
  • presence of contracture
  • CJ-04-08
  • range of motion and exercises
  • CJ-04-09
  • skin integrity.
  • CJ-04-10 Demonstrate ability to teach client and family regarding the care, application, and complications of splints and braces.
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