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Joint Replacement Rehabilitation for the Shoulder, Hip and Knee

Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy / Athletic Training
Contact Hours:   7
Registration Fee:   $197.00


Course Goals: 

This course is intended to instruct the professional through a self-paced study of joint replacement rehabilitation for the shoulder, hip and knee.

Professional Objectives:

At the end of this course the professional will be able to:

  1. Identify the age facts and figures of the Baby Boomer generation.
  2. List three advantages of physical activity.
  3. Identify the facts and figures of arthritis including rankings for causing disability in Americans and percentage of Americans affected by the disease.
  4. Recognize three factors that affect arthritis.
  5. Identify three generally accepted orthopedic treatment of arthritis.
  6. Identify the Janda upper and lower cross syndrome as it relates to musculoskeletal examination.
  7. Recognize 3 advantages of early core and proximal work.
  8. Recognizee the history and statistical data of total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA).
  9. List the indication and three contraindication for TSA.
  10. Identify the traditional surgical techniques for TSA.
  11. Identify investigational surgical techniques of TSA.
  12. Identify three key rehabilitation objective following TSA
  13. Identify outcome data for TSA.
  14. List surgical precautions, rehabilitation precautions and treatment goals following TSA.
  15. Identify the indication for a reverse TSA.
  16. Identify the phases of rehabilitation following conventional TSA and reverse TSA.
  17. Identify the history and statistical data of hip arthroplasty.
  18. Identify and take a virtual tour in performing a traditional hip arthroplasty (THA)
  19. Identify three hip precautions and three reasons why hips dislocate.
  20. Identify functional rehabilitation for THA.   
  21. Describe the history and statistical data of knee arthroplasty.
  22. Identify the different surgical approaches in TKA.   
  23. Identify outcome data for TKA.
  24. Identify the outcomes of Continuous Passive Motion (CPM) utilization.
  25. Identify the phases of rehabilitation following TKA.

Criteria for Completion:

A score of 70% or more is considered passing.  Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.

Target Audience

Contact Hours: 7

Target Audience: Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants and Athletic Trainers.

Instructional Level: Advanced

Course Type: Seminar-On-Demand

Confirmation Notes



In this course, renowned orthopaedic specialist, Dr. John O’Halloran, guides healthcare professionals on a history of joint replacement as well as total hip, shoulder, and knee arthroplasty. Beginning with an overview of the facts and figures of the Baby Boomer generation, ideal candidates for joint replacement, the course explores advantages of physical therapy and facts and figures about arthritis and its treatment.

The course explains the major changes in joint replacement today versus yesteryear and how they impact today's rehab professional. By the end of this course, healthcare professionals will gain a comprehensive understanding of many facets of total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA), Total hip arthroplasty (THA) and total knee arthroplasty (TKA) including statistical data, surgical techniques, both traditional and investigational, rehabilitation and outcomes.

This Seminar-On-Demand is 7 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).

Dates and Locations
Purchase Address:   , , Online Seminar
Location:   ONLINE
Dates:   01-01-2050 - 01-01-2050