Treating Acute Strains and Sprains in the Convenient Care Clinic

This Continuing Education Activity is jointly provided by Dannemiller and Pharmacy Times Continuing Education.

Jointly provided by Dannemiller andPharmacy TimesContinuing 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 Pharmacyand 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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