Fundamentals in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty for Orthopaedic Residents presented by AAOS/AAHKS/The Hip Society/The Knee Society (West Coast)
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Fundamentals in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty for Orthopaedic Residents presented by AAOS/AAHKS/The Hip Society/The Knee Society (West Coast)
Long Beach, CA
April 12-14, 2019
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20.00 CME
Cutoff Date:
April 14, 2019
Last Refund Date:
April 14, 2019
Seats Remaining:

AVAILABLE FOR WAITLIST! Please call the AAOS Customer Service Department at 1 (800) 626-6726 (US and Canada) Monday - Friday 8AM-5PM CT or email to be added to the course waitlist.

NOTE: This course is offered in two convenient locations, and space is limited at each site. For the Midwest location, click here.


Directors: Erik N. Hansen, MD and Mark J. Spangehl, MD


Course Location:   Science Care

3929 Conant St

Long Beach, CA 90808


These courses are only open to orthopaedic residents in a residency program, as well as post residency fellows.


AAHKS/The Hip Society/The Knee Society members are eligible to receive the AAOS member price. This offer is exclusively available by contacting AAOS Customer Service at 1-800-626-6726.


Expand your surgical skills for hip and knee arthroplasty!


Build your surgical skills leading to proficiency at hip and knee arthroplasty in this interactive skills course designed exclusively for orthopaedic residents! Spend the majority of the course practicing bone cuts, correcting ligament balancing in TKA, determining correct implant sizing and restoring biomechanics in THA, and more!


Work on anatomical specimens under the guidance of expert faculty. Panel discussions and faculty-led small group interactions round out your skills lab experience.


Course highlights include:

·         Preoperative planning and templating for hip and knee arthroplasty procedures

·         Perioperative protocols and pain, management

·         Diagnosis and treatment of peri-prosthetic infection

·         Learning the rationale behind, and the surgical skills needed to:

o   Reproduce leg lengths in THA

o   Optimize hip stability during THA

o   Perform soft-tissue releases to achieve balance in TKA

o   Obtain correct alignment and implant position in TKA


Program Objectives

·         Identify the surgical anatomy as it relates to arthroplasty of the hip and knee

·         Combine clinical and radiographic information in pre-operative templating of hip and knee arthroplasty

·         Practice exposure of the hip and knee with a variety of approaches

·         Formulate strategies for intraoperative decision-making for releasing contractures, maximizing motion and retaining stability of the arthroplasty

·         Manage and avoid postoperative complications following arthroplasty



Registration Fees

Early-Bird Fees

Register before

March 1, 2019

Standard Fees

Register on or after

March 1, 2019




Post-Residency Fellow





Please note that this course has the following registrant cancellation policy:

Days Prior to Course Start Date


15+ days

Full refund

14 to 8 days

50% refund

7 days or less

No refund


    • List Price - $150.00
    • Resident Price - $150.00
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