Back in Action With Joint Replacements, Part 2 - OT412

Back in Action With Joint Replacements, Part 2

by Dorothy Roberts, EdD(c), MSN, MACI, RN, OCNS-C, CMSRN, CNE
OT412
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This course is credentialed for:
Occupational Therapy (0.10 AOTA CEU)

Summary:

This module describes caring for patients who have undergone total hip replacement or knee replacement, stressing the pivotal role of the healthcare professional in educating patients to manage the transition from hospital to home. The module reviews key factors for a successful outcome.

Objectives:

The goal of this total joint replacement continuing education program is to provide healthcare professionals, specifically nurses and physical therapists, with information about caring for people with total hip and total knee joint replacement surgeries, including patient education aimed at preventing complications and improving outcomes. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Name interventions healthcare professionals as a team can use to prevent complications after joint replacement surgery
  • Describe two strategies to help patients and families cope with self-care deficits and the transition from hospital to home after a total joint replacement
  • Discuss the impact of managed care on preventing complications and supervising care for people who have had joint replacement surgery
 
Content Level: Intermediate
Instructional Method: Online Course — Clinical Vignette & Narrative
 
Content Focus
Domain of OT: Area of Occupation
Domain of OT: Activity Demands
Occupational Therapy Process: Intervention
 

 
Approval Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, occupational therapists, and physical therapists.
 
Occupation therapists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit. 
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com and search for this topic title.
 
Relias LLC, is an approved provider of continuing education for occupational therapists by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Provider #4000. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
 
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy (provider # FBN 50-1489).