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“AT HOI, WE BELIEVE CLINICAL EXPERIENCE UTILIZING EVIDENCE- BASED PRACTICE IS A VITAL PART OF A CLINICIAN’S EDUCATION. WE ENJOY PROVIDING A SUPPORTIVE ENVIRONMENT FOR CLINICAL
ROTATIONS THAT WILL BUILD COMPETENCE AND CONFIDENCE.” KANOE ALLEN, RN, MSN-CNS, PHN, ONC, CHIEF NURSING OFFICER
Annual Orthopedic Nursing Symposiums
HOI’s nursing education team, physicians, marketing team, audio-visual department, various supporting departments and volunteers collaborate on this event annually. It is for
the educational benefit of orthopedic nurses, certified nursing assistants, physical therapists, occupational therapists, rehabilitation staff, orthopedic technicians/cast technicians, peri- operative staff and clinicians working in an orthopedic setting and interested in learning
more about topics related to musculoskeletal issues. This symposium offers specialty continuing education credit that supports the Orthopedic Rehabilitation Education efforts as well as contact hours designated by the Orthopaedic Nurse Certification Board. This year, HOI medical staff and other leading physicians from the region gave attendees in-depth insight into musculoskeletal conditions and cutting edge orthopedic care in the following presentations:
• Fundamentals of an Orthopedic/Musculoskeletal Nursing Assessment
• Minimally Invasive Total Knee Arthroplasty (live from OR)
• Femoral Nerve Block
• Total Shoulder Arthroplasty
• Effective Treatment Options for Osteoporosis
• Treatment Options for Spine-based Pain
The live, narrated total knee replacement surgery streamed to HOI’s auditorium. The presentation was interactive, with questions taken from the moderator. In December 2011, 133 healthcare professionals participated in the third annual symposium and in December 2012, 127 healthcare professionals from numerous areas hospitals attended the fourth annual symposium.
Student Rotations
HOI supports the growth and development of the medical community. In 2012, HOI provided clinical experience for a variety of healthcare students rotating through HOI:
• Surgical tech students from Western University and CNI Vocational College
• Physician assistants from Loma Linda University and Midwestern University
• Masters of nursing students from California State University Long Beach (CSULB) and Vanguard University
• Nursing students from Cypress and Saddleback Colleges
• Physical therapy students from Loma Linda University, CSULB and Azusa Pacific University
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