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Hip and Knee: Advancements in Joint Replacement (10 contact hours) (#473)

Course Level:  Intermediate

Item Number:  473

Hours:  10

Price:  $111.00

Email Price:  $106.00

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Course Pending Approval -- OK, PA & MD.

 

Description

This course provides physical therapy and occupational therapy professionals with a thorough overview of current approaches in hip and knee arthroplasty and the factors involved with managing these patients. The course examines relevant anatomy and pathophysiology, presents current concepts and recent advancements in joint replacement practice, and describes the main surgical approaches used. Prognosis and complications for the post-arthroplasty patient are presented. Traditional and rapid-recovery therapy intervention parameters are discussed, with the aim of maximizing the patient’s functional outcomes. Therapist Tips and case study discussions help focus the clinician’s application of the material. This course will be immediately useful in clinical practice for therapists and therapy assistants who work with hip and knee replacement patients at any stage of their recovery.-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------COURSE OBJECTIVES: After successfully completing this course, the learner should be able to: 1. Identify relevant anatomical features of the hip and knee regions and the pathophysiology of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis 2. Recall the prevalence of osteoarthritis in the U.S. 3. Recall the history of hip and knee joint arthroplasties 4. Identify recent advancements in the construction and use of joint replacement components 5. Differentiate the main standard and minimally invasive surgical approaches used for hip and knee total joint arthroplasties, including computer-assisted surgery, and recall their advantages and disadvantages 6. Define elements of the healing sequence and identify possible complications after joint replacement 7. Recall traditional post-operative hip restrictions and precautions specific to various surgical approaches 8. Identify and apply in case studies conventional and rapid-recovery therapy interventions for patients with these joint replacements at various stages of recovery 9. Recall appropriate therapeutic interventions to specific case studies 10. Recall comprehensive treatment approaches to help patients who are status post hip and knee replacement in order to regain function.

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Course(s) are mailed within 2 business days by first class, priority mail USPS, or UPS (overnight delivery is also available). ALLOW 5-7 BUSINESS DAYS FOR DELIVERY. You may submit exam by mail or fax. Exam will be graded within 2 business days and a certificate of completion issued next day. Faxed copy of certificate available if you are pressed for time. You are automatically enrolled in the online testing program. YOU ARE NOT OBLIGATED TO TAKE THE EXAM ONLINE. YOU MAY SUBMIT THE PRINTED EXAM THAT IS ENCLOSED IN YOUR MAIL PACKET. INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED.

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