Hip, Knee and Ankle Arthroplasty: Surgical and Treatment Approaches
It’s Monday morning and you have three new Total Joint Arthroplasty patients….BUT look closely….even if they are all hip replacements, the surgical procedures may all be completely different! The surgical approaches and rehabilitation guidelines for TJA are always changing! Join us as Chris Cox, PhD, MPT, CSCS walks the clinician through the indications, component design, contraindications, surgical approach and subsequent rehabilitation of the hip, knee and ankle joint. This course was designed with the intention that understanding the different surgical approaches would result in a better and more effective rehabilitation outcome.
Methods of Instruction:
Online video course
Chris Cox, PhD, MPT, CSCS
Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants and Athletic Trainers.
Course Goals and Objectives:
At the completion of this course, participants should be able to:
- Identify the indications for Total Joint Arthroplasty
- Recognize the most common causes of Total Hip Arthroplasty
- Differentiate between absolute and relative contraindications
- Recognize the advantages of different THA approaches
- Identify the indications for a constrained acetabular liner
- Differentiate between rehabilitation differences for different THA approaches
- Differentiate between PCL sparing vs Posterior Stabilized TKA approach
- Identify the advantages of different TKA approaches
- Recognize risk factors for Thromboembolism
- Identify the design components and the prosthesis evolution for TAA
Criteria for Obtaining Continuing Education Credits:
A score of 70% or greater on the post-test
AdvantageCEUs.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID # 7332. This distance learning-independent course is offered at 0.2 CEUs, Intermediate level, OT Service Delivery/Foundational Knowledge. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by the AOTA.