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Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Junction with Function
Great Seminars Online
Discipline(s): Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours: 5
Registration Fee: $150
Upon completion, participants will be able to:
1. Create rehabilitation programs for specific hip
joint arthroplasty procedures.
2. Analyze the surgical considerations and options
available for hip joint arthroplasty.
3. Judge post-operative precautions/restrictions
following hip joint arthroplasty.
4. Apply joint specific evaluation tools.
5. Describe the aspects of total joint surgery and
the impact on rehabilitation.
6. Design multidisciplinary care plans and their
impact on patient care.
7. Construct the stages in medical and surgical
management for patients receiving a hip joint
8. Inspect and review the rationale for
rehabilitation protocols following hip joint
9. Implement evidence-based treatment
interventions for hip joint replacements.
Download course instructions and handouts
Pre-test (5 min)
Introduction, History, Pain Evaluation, Anatomy (70
Hip Resurfacing, Implant Design, Indications, Surgical
Options, Contradictions and Dislocation Precautions
Surgical Technique/Video of Total Hip Arthroplasty
Rehabilitation Following Total Hip Arthroplasty (55
Discharge Treatment and Primary vs. Revision (30
Devices (4 min)
Conclusion (1 min)
Post-test with feedback (5 Min)
Course Evaluation (5 min)
Learn the latest on Total Hip Arthroplasty. This course combines the medical, surgical and rehabilitative expertise of a nationally known, highly trained physical therapist with over 20 years of full time clinical experience in Vanderbilt’s world renowned shock trauma and orthopedic joint replacement center. The rich combination of vast clinical expertise and evidence based practice provides participants with a unique opportunity to see the entire spectrum of care for the patient from prevention through treatment. The course will review the anatomy and biomechanics of lower extremities with discussion of surgical techniques for hip arthroplasty. Critical pathways (i.e. care plans), therapeutic treatment techniques, and rehabilitation protocolswill be presented for the total hip surgeries. Pre-operative, acute care, and post-discharge concerns will be addressed and examples of a precise therapeutic exercise program within all clinical settings will be presented. Suggested protocols, sample home exercise instruction sheets, and home exercise programs along with evaluation and treatment guidelines will be given, thus providing therapists with information to improve their clinical practice related to hip joint arthroplasty.
Dates and Locations
01-01-2020 - 01-01-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM