AAOS Innovative Techniques in Total Knee Arthroplasty

Objectives & CME Credits

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, learners should be able to:

  1. Recognize how to select patient with knee arthritis that are likely to benefit from unicompartmental knee arthroplasty
  2. Institute a rapid recovery protocol for joint arthroplasty in their own practice using contemporary strategies for patient selection, peri-operative optimization and pain management
  3. Discuss appropriate surgical approaches for performing unicompartmental knee arthroplasty, and primary and revision total knee arthroplasty
  4. Diagnose and treat acute and chronic periprosthetic knee infections
  5. Interpret the latest data and recommendations regarding evolving concepts in knee arthroplasty including outpatient surgery, robotic-assisted surgery, and cementless TKA

AMA Credit Designation

AAOS designates this live activity for 18.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for the in-person hands-on skills course, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for the virtual mini series. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 Accreditation Statement

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

Allied Health Professionals: The AAOS is not accredited to offer credit for nurses and other Allied Health Professionals. To determine if activities offering AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are acceptable for your licensing or certification needs please contact the relevant organizations directly.

PAs: You may be able to claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for this activity based on AAOS’ ACCME accreditation. Please contact relevant organizations directly for review and approval.