Advanced Concepts of Complex Primary and Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty for Orthopaedic Residents, PGY 3-5

Objectives & CME Credits

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Understand the epidemiology of complex primary and revision total joint replacement
  2. Formulate strategies for preoperative planning of complex primary and revision arthroplasty based on relevant history, exam and imaging
  3. Recognize the classification schemes of bone defects in revision surgery and implications for implant choice
  4. Practice extensile approaches to the hip and knee, as well as techniques to safely remove well fixed components
  5. Recognize common intraoperative complications and develop a systematic way of managing them
  6. Understand various technologic adjuncts that can be utilized for complex primary and revision arthroplasty cases

 Accreditation Statement

For Physicians: 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 a pending number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for this activity based on AAOS’ ACCME accreditation. Please contact relevant organizations directly for review and approval.