Orthopaedic Team Member Course


Team members

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. Registration will open in June.

Course Fee and Annual Meeting Option

Orthopaedic Team Course only – $250

You can choose to add the AAHKS Annual Meeting :

Annual Meeting Clinical Affiliate member rate – $225

Annual Meeting nonmember rate – $675

Clinical Affiliate membership – $250/year. Click here to join.

Scope and 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 providers who care for these patients. Expert faculty will present diagnostic and radiographic work-ups as well as review physical exam, office based procedures and differential diagnoses. Practice types and efficiency will be discussed.

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 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Individuals should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Agenda Highlights from 2017

7:00 – 7:10 a.m. Welcome

Knee Session
7:10 – 7:30 a.m. Non-Arthroplasty Management of OA
7:30 – 7:50 a.m. Brief Case Examples of Indications for Knee Arthroplasty
7:50 – 9:00 a.m. Case Examples: Preparing for TKA Cases
Jeremy M. Gililland, MD, Michael J. Morris, MD and James A. Browne, MD

Hip Session
9:10 – 9:30 a.m. Who Is and Isn’t a Candidate for Hip Arthroscopy
9:30 – 9:50 a.m. Brief Case Example Indications for Hip Arthroplasty
9:50 – 11:00 a.m. Case Examples: Preparing for THA cases

11:10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Working Lunch

Perioperative Management Panel
12:00 – 12:10 p.m. Medical Optimization before Arthroplasty
12:10 – 12:20 p.m. DVT Prophylaxis Review
12:20 – 1:15 p.m. Panel Discussion

Perioperative Complications Panel
1:15 – 1:25 p.m. Evaluation of the Painful Arthroplasty
1:25-1:35 p.m. Evaluation of the Infected Arthroplasty
1:35 – 2:45 p.m. Panel Discussion