It is estimated that 3.5 million total knee arthroplasties will be completed annually by 2030. It is one of the largest claims for Medicare recipients and bundled payments have been developed to minimize costs and promote the use of more efficient care. This course (Total Knee Arthroplasty) will briefly cover the different types of surgical approaches and implants available. It will also educate the therapist on the most recent evidence applicable to the acute, home health, and outpatient settings.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Describe the relevant anatomy of the knee including the joints and ligaments.
- Understand the indications for total knee arthroplasty.
- Explain the procedure involved for total knee arthroplasty.
- Summarize bundled payments.
- Apply current evidence to physical therapy management of patients with total joint arthroplasty.
Author: Tom Weber, PT, DPT, OCS
Contact Hours : 3 Hours / 3 PDR
Cost: $25 / Participant
Teaching Method : Online Independent Self-Study (Training + Post-Test)
Target Audience: Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants
Course Completion Certificate : A Printable (pdf) Certificate By Email
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