Fundamentals of Hip and Knee Arthroplasty for Orthopaedic Residents

Program Details

Course Highlights

Engaging lectures, panels, and small-group case discussions round out your experience, covering important topics including:

  • Surgical anatomy as it relates to arthroplasty
  • Preoperative planning and templating
  • Intraoperative decision making
  • Component design and rationale
  • Managing postoperative complications
  • "I'd like to thank the faculty participants who really made this an incredible learning experience for the residents - the faculty were really invested in teaching and I applaud their ability to tailor their teaching to the level of the learners with whom they were paired."
  • "I was able to see the kind of attending orthopedic surgeon I want to be by meeting so many great faculty."
  • "This course was excellent. The best aspect of the course was the chance to work with many different attendings who were always enthusiastic to teach."

Who Should Attend?

Orthopaedic residents who want to build their foundation of numerous hip and knee arthroplasty procedures. 

Registration is limited to orthopaedic residents.

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