#2042 Supporting Your Back and Spine Health

04/20/2023 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM MT


Thursday, April 20, 11:15am-12:15pm

#2042 Supporting Your Back and Spine Health

Instructor: Carrie Kirk, MSN, RN

Presentation includes basic spine anatomy, risk factors for injury, minimizing risk of back injury, common injuries and ways to maintain a healthy spine. Discussion points include exercises and key ways to optimize back health with Q&A at the end.


Carrie Kirk, MSN, RN has been a Registered Nurse for fifteen years with experience in Intensive Care and Emergency Departments in roles such as Clinical Nurse Educator and Clinical Resource Nurse. She now serves as the UC Health Colorado Springs Inpatient Spine Program Coordinator at both Memorial Central and Memorial North Hospitals. She has a passion for empowering the community with knowledge on how to prevent spinal injuries and maintain a healthy spine.