Treating Acute Strains and Sprains in the Convenient Care Clinic

Kimberly J. Henderson, MD, JD, and Cynthia Borda, PharmD, MBA
Monday December 07, 2015
Jointly provided by Dannemiller and Pharmacy Times Continuing Education.

Treating Acute Strains and Sprains in the Convenient Care Clinic

Kimberly J. Henderson, MD, JD
Regional Medical Director, MinuteClinic
Medical Director, Health Service Alliance CVS Health
Woonsocket, Rhode Island
Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine
Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center
New York, New York

Cynthia Borda, PharmD, MBA
Assistant Professor
Distance Degrees and Programs Office
University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Medical Writer
Pharmacy Times Office of CPE
Plainsboro, New Jersey

Learning Objectives
On completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  • Review the signs and symptoms of the acute sprain and strain
  • Review the latest medical recommendations for treating strains and sprains
  • Recall the potential issues involving pain medication and the individual state legislation for nurse practitioners or physician assistants
Intended Audience
This activity is intended for advanced practice nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants working in convenient care clinics.

Release date: December 7, 2015
Expiration date: December 7, 2016

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