AAOS Comprehensive Resident Total Hip & Knee Course: From Cutting Your Teeth to Cutting Out Implants

Objectives & CME Credits

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Identify surgical anatomy as it relates to arthroplasty of the hip and knee
  2. Combine clinical and radiographic information in pre-operative planning and templating of hip and knee arthroplasty
  3. Perform primary and extensile approaches in hip and knee arthroplasty
  4. Formulate strategies for intraoperative decision-making for releasing contractures, maximizing motion and retaining stability of the arthroplasty
  5. Prevent, diagnose, and treat common postoperative complications following primary and revision total hip and knee arthroplasty
  6. Understand fixation and reconstruction concepts in revision total hip and knee arthroplasty

 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.