Contrast the three phases of the healing process.
Classify the physiological events that must during each phase of healing.
Identify those factors that may impede the healing process.
Discuss the healing process relative to various soft-tissue structures, including cartilage, ligament, muscle, tendon, and nerve.
Describe the healing process as it occurs in bone,
Formulate a management plan for treating acute fractures.
Define pain and discuss the various types of pain.
Understand the neurophysiology of pain.
Differentiate among the three mechanisms of pain control.
Examine the various techniques for assessing pain.