Title of Assignment:

Module 3: Musculoskeletal disorders

Purpose of Assignment:

The purpose of this assignment is to identify and analyze a musculoskeletal system disorder to process the possible manifestations of a selected disorder. The concept map will help you identify the pathophysiology of the musculoskeletal system disorder.

Course Competency(s):

0. Evaluate pathophysiologic alterations that affect the integumentary and musculoskeletal systems.



Prepare a concept map for a musculoskeletal disorder from your readings. Use the included template to outline the system disorder including the pathophysiology, etiology, clinical manifestations, and treatment.


0. Use at least one scholarly source to support your findings. Examples of scholarly sources include academic journals, textbooks, reference texts, and CINAHL nursing guides.

0. Be sure to cite your sources in-text and on a references page using APA format.


You can find useful reference materials for this assignment in the School of Nursing guide:

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