Orthopaedic Team Member Course

This course has been specifically created for:

Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Advanced Practice Nurses, Registered Nurses,

Surgical Assistants and Physical Therapists specializing in total joint arthroplasty.

About the Ortho Team Member Course

This course, which will take place on Friday, November 4, has been specifically created for physician assistants, nurse practitioners, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, surgical assistants and physical therapists specializing in total joint arthroplasty.

Scope & Objective

This course will cover the diagnoses and treatments of disorders seen by the orthopaedic team specializing in hip and knee reconstruction. It is designed for the non-physician surgical team members who care for these patients. During interactive sessions, expert faculty will:

  • Present options for nonoperative treatment
  • Highlight clinical and non-clinical challenges PAs face
  • Hold mini debates on robotic TKA and anterior vs. posterior approach for THA
  • Discuss perioperative hot topics such as minimizing narcotics
  • Evaluate complications

Agenda 

  • Session I: Preoperative Issues Prior to Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
  • Session I: Preoperative Issues Prior to Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
  • Session II: Perioperative Hot Topics
  • Session III: Knees
  • Session IV: Hips
  • Session V: Complications

See the full Orthopaedic Team Course Agenda.

Faculty 

  • Denis Nam, MD, MSc, Chair 
  • Susanne L. Porter, ARNP, Co-Chair 
  • Yale A. Fillingham, MD, Co-Chair 

View a full list of Orthopaedic Team Course faculty and disclosures

CME Credits

The American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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