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Orthopaedic Nursing Certificate (LPN)

Guide to support OC's LPN Orthopaedic Education program. Provides support materials for specialized training in anatomy and physiology, orthopaedic pathophysiology, nursing interventions, casting skills, and other treatment methods.

Background Information

After you've chosen a topic to research, you will need to search for information that will introduce you to the topic. Background sources provide you with:

Important dates or events; definitions; keywords; introduction to main issues; list of sources to start research

Reference Sources to Get Started

Health dictionaries, encyclopedias, and handbooks may be a useful starting point for finding information. Many of these resources provide basic information, overviews of disease, or introduce specialized terminology.

Top Electronic Reference Sources: 

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