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Patient Safety Highlights 2017 - Outpatient Total Knee Arthroplasty:  How Do We Get There?

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Credits Available: CME, MOCA® II
The current fiscal climate of value-based decision-making and shared risks and payment has increased the number of surgical procedures performed in an outpatient setting. For success it is necessary to implement protocols that improve functional outcomes, enhance recovery and reduce the need for hospitalization.

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The American Society of Anesthesiologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

After completing this activity, the learner will be able to:

  1. Identify the appropriate patient for outpatient total knee arthroplasty;

  2. Employ the elements of patient education and prehabilitation that are important for outpatient joint replacement;

  3. Learn the optimal anesthetic technique;

  4. Review the critical role and effective elements of multimodal pain management including the role of peripheral nerve blocks and periarticular infiltration techniques;

  5. Explain the metrics for clinical and patient reported outcomes after outpatient joint replacement.

Dr. Joshi has received consulting fees from Pacira Pharmaceuticals, honoraria from Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, Baxter, and Merck.

The American Society of Anesthesiologists remains strongly committed to providing the best available evidence-based clinical information to participants of this educational activity and requires an open disclosure of any potential conflict of interest identified by our faculty members. It is not the intent of the American Society of Anesthesiologists to eliminate all situations of potential conflict of interest, but rather to enable those who are working with the American Society of Anesthesiologists to recognize situations that may be subject to question by others. All disclosed conflicts of interest are reviewed by the educational activity course director/chair to ensure that such situations are properly evaluated and, if necessary, resolved. The American Society of Anesthesiologists educational standards pertaining to conflict of interest are intended to maintain the professional autonomy of the clinical experts inherent in promoting a balanced presentation of science. Through our review process, all American Society of Anesthesiologists CME activities are ensured of independent, objective, scientifically balanced presentations of information. Disclosure of any or no relationships will be made available for all educational activities.

Windows system requirements: Minimum 1-gigahertz (GHz) 32-bit (x86) processor or 1-GHz 64-bit (x64) processor; 1 GB RAM or higher; Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 or newer. Macintosh platform system requirements: Intel processor; 1 GB RAM or higher; Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) or newer. Recommended minimum Web browsers: Internet Explorer 8, Firefox 25.0, Safari 6, and Google Chrome 30. Your browser will also need to have JavaScript enabled. Adobe® Reader® 7.0 or higher is also required. Minimum bandwidth: 512 kbps.

Patient Safety Highlights 2017 - Outpatient Total Knee Arthroplasty:  How Do We Get There?
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