Joint arthroplasty is a common surgical procedure in middle age and older individuals who suffer from an arthritic or damaged joint. This two-part series will provide an evidence-based review of common hip and knee arthroplasty procedures along with post-surgical management strategies. Part 2 of this series will discuss knee joint arthroplasty.
Course created on April 29, 2021
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Intermediate, OT Service Delivery, 01584; CE Broker/2.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-799061; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Intermediate, Orthopedics
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the basic anatomy and biomechanics of the knee joint and common pathologies that require surgical intervention.
- After this course, participants will be able to list common knee arthroplasty surgical techniques including indications, contraindication, and adverse events.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify common post-operative strategies after knee arthroplasty and best practices for patient management.
|5-15 Minutes||Anatomy and biomechanics of the knee joint|
|15-30 Minutes||Risk factors for knee OA and degeneration|
|30-50 Minutes||Knee arthroplasty indications and contraindications|
|50-70 Minutes||Knee arthroplasty: partial and total|
|70-105 Minutes||Post-surgical factors and management|
|105-110 Minutes||Return to activity and sport recommendations|
|110-115 Minutes||Documentation and suggested patient-related outcome measures|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
PhD, DPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS
Dr. Scott Cheatham is an Associate Professor in the Division of Kinesiology at California State University Dominguez Hills in Carson, California. He is the owner of Sports Medicine Alliance (SMA). Dr. Cheatham received his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) and his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Physical Therapy. Dr. Cheatham is a Board Certified Orthopedic Physical Therapist (OCS) and a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC). He also holds several fitness certifications and is a certified ergonomic specialist.
Dr. Cheatham is a national presenter for various organizations and has authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications, textbook chapters, and several home study courses on the topics of orthopedics, health & fitness, and sports medicine. Dr. Cheatham’s professional responsibilities include being an associate editor for the NSCA Strength and Conditioning Journal, Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association, and a manuscript reviewer for several other peer-reviewed journals.
Dr. Cheatham is an education and research consultant for various health and fitness organizations. His research interests include myofascial interventions and the efficacy of interventions for various musculoskeletal pathologies. His current clinical practice includes sports medicine services, general orthopedics, and sports-performance training.
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