AAOS Surgical Skills in Total Hip and Total Knee Arthroplasty
At the conclusion of this course, learners should be able to:
- Recognize how to select patient with knee arthritis that are likely to benefit from unicompartmental knee arthroplasty
- Institute a rapid recovery protocol for joint arthroplasty in their own practice using contemporary strategies for patient selection, peri-operative optimization and pain management
- Discuss appropriate surgical approaches for performing unicompartmental knee arthroplasty, and primary and revision total knee arthroplasty
- Diagnose and treat acute and chronic periprosthetic knee infections
- 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 a pending number AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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.