AAOS Perfecting the Fundamentals of Inpatient and Outpatient Total Hip Arthroplasty

Objectives & CME Credits

Learning Objectives 

At the conclusion of this course, learners should be able to:

  • Complete thorough preoperative planning for primary total hip arthroplasty including preoperative medical optimization, stem designs, fixation options and bearing surfaces
  • Determine approach options for primary THR including direct anterior, anterolateral and posterior approach to the hip joint
  • Improve skills used to perform an extensile approach for revision THR
  • Identify and manage complications following hip arthroplasty including fracture, infection, dislocation, and adverse local reaction
  • Manage the extent of bone loss and deformity in revision hip surgery
  • Formulate strategies for management of the defects on both the femur and acetabulum

 Accreditation Statement

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation

AAOS designates this live activity for 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.