Musculoskeletal disorders

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):

· 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.


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

· 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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