Continuing Medical Education (CME)

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Current Concepts Institute and Bone Arthroplasty Disaster and Salvage Symposium. The Current Concepts Institute is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Current Concepts Institute designates this activity for a maximum of 20.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

DISCLOSURE STATEMENT

It is the policy of the Current Concepts Institute to comply with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support of Continuing Medical Education. All persons serving in a position to control the content of the educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests. All relevant financial relationships will be mitigated. This information will be disclosed to activity participants prior to the commencement of their presentation.

DISCLAIMER

The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the author/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by the Current Concepts Institute. In no event will the Current Concepts Institute be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon information provided through this CME activity.

Learning Objectives

After attending the session, participants will be able to:

  1. Work up and diagnose patients with complications following total knee and hip arthroplasty procedures including infection, instability, and situations brought about by trauma.
  2. Determine the best treatment pathway for post-arthroplasty patients including surgical procedure, device selection, fixation method, and pharmacological requirements to address the presenting complication.