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TOTAL JOINT ARTHROPLASTY: An intensive lab course to improve functional outcomes

Therapy Network Seminars

Format(s):   Live Seminars
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy / Athletic Training
Contact Hours:   15
Registration Fee:   $225.00

Identify the diagnostic, demographic, and lifestyle explanations related to an increase in joint arthroplasty and the increased need for therapy services following arthroplasty Identify and apply current evidence behind tissue healing science and how it affects the total joint client Identify the evidence justifying therapy following total joint arthroplasty and the long and short-term benefits of therapy Identify the difference between standard and reverse total arthroplasty components and techniques and how it impacts rehabilitation Demonstrate evidence based hip therapeutic strategies used for recovery of the most commonly used hip surgical techniques Identify the difference between the various surgical components and techniques used for knee arthroplasty and the impact of treatment Demonstrate the best treatment strategies for patients seen in any therapeutic setting following practice of techniques in lab

Target Audience
PT, OT, ATs and Assistants

Confirmation Notes
All on-line registrations will be sent a confirmation email with hotel information and any additional course information. Register 2 or more people and receive $50 off EACH registration!! (*not available to discount club members*) All registrations must be received within 72 hours to be eligible for the group discount** Call 740-293-4030 to register your group today!** Regular Registration Rate: $625 Cancellation Policy POLICY: Registration fee less a $75 administrative charge is refundable if cancellation received 14 days prior to program date. No refunds will be given after that time. Therapy Network, Inc. reserves the right to cancel a seminar and will refund in full the registration fee only. TNI is NOT responsible for registrants non-refundable airfare, accommodations or fees.

8:00 Continental Breakfast and Registration 8:30 Common Themes & Research behind shoulder, hip and knee arthroplasty (TSA, THA, TKA) 10:30 BREAK 10:45 Gait (Functional Mobility) and Arthroplasty 11:30 Total Shoulder Arthroplasty >History leading to current procedures and prosthetics >Functional verses textbook ROM for “normal” function >Procedures/components 12:00 LUNCH (ON YOUR OWN) 1:00 >General therapeutic guidelines (3 or 4 phase approach) Goals, Precautions, Advancement Criteria (function vs. a timeline) 1:30 LAB: TSA Treatment Phase 1: The proper pendulum Isometrics and elbow mechanics Phase 2: 4 approaches to GPG mobilization technique Non-WB scapular depression Natural arm swing and gait (standing/seated swingers) 3:15 BREAK 3:30 LAB: Phase 3 and 4: -Functional carry-over -TSA failure rates, functional outcomes, and ROM -Appropriate “Functional” Standardized Assessments 4:00 Total Hip Arthroplasty >History leading to current procedures and prosthetics >Normal versus functional ROM >Procedures/components 5:30 Adjourn Day Two 8:00 >General therapeutic guidelines Treatment Phases 1 – 4 (Goals, Precautions, Advancement Criteria (function vs. timeline) 8:30 LAB: -Supine lateral stability (bed mobility) -Trochanter Tension -Pelvic Teeter Totter 10:00 BREAK 10:15 LAB: -General therapeutic guidelines -Hip Flexor lengthening -Lateral pelvic tilt in sitting leading to frontal plane control -Seated Rotation -Lateral weight shift - pelvic tilt emphasis -Static Chops Clinical evidence behind THA and appropriate activities 12:00 LUNCH (ON YOUR OWN) 1:00 Total Knee Arthroplasty >History leading to current procedures and prosthetics >Procedures/components >General therapeutic guidelines Treatment Phases 1 – 4 (Goals, Precautions, Advancement Criteria (function vs. timeline) LAB: -Quad sit-up (NDT approach) (WB and functional emphasis) -4 directional Patellar Joint Mob -AP/PA Tibiofemoral Joint Mob 2:30 BREAK 2:45 LAB: -Gold standard of the stationary bicycle -Knee Flexion 8* at Midstance -Gastroclock and Soleuostretch -Dynamic PNF Mobile Chops 4:15 Clinical Evidence behind TKA and appropriate activities 4:30 Documentation ideas “outside the box” for the total joint client >Long-term care, acute, HH, outpatient, and transitional clients >Case study implementing research and treatment ideas 5:00 Course Evaluation and Adjourn

Total joint arthroplasty is the most common surgical procedure performed in the U.S. and will continue to climb rapidly. However, as surgical advances and prosthetic implants improve rapidly, the therapeutic process and protocols used with this population have remained stagnant. In an attempt to improve outcomes while reducing length of stay and therapy visits, clinicians have over utilized rigid protocols while neglecting proprioception and function yielding a reduction in long term outcomes. Today’s clinician must possess a stronger understanding of the techniques used by surgeons, the prosthetics commonly (and uncommonly) used, and evidence-based treatment strategies determined not just by their referring surgeon but by current research. This course investigates the latest surgical and minimally invasive techniques used and the benefits and risks associated with these techniques. Taking hundreds of nationally established joint protocols, presenter Trent Brown summarizes the most effective and functionally relevant treatment strategies and protocols. Numerous labs will occur to ensure application of material and immediate carry-over to the clinical setting. Mr. Brown will also discuss documentation techniques and examples to strongly justify the need for skilled services with this population in hospital, in-patient, acute, home health, and outpatient settings.

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