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Advanced Treatment for Total Hip & Knee Replacement: Faster Recovery and Improved Outcomes


Faculty:
Terry Rzepkowski
Duration:
Full Day
Format:
Audio and Video
Product Code:
LWC063600
Brochure Code:
PLW72787
Media Type:
Live Webcast

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Description

Your work with total joint patients can be rewarding – watching those you treat return to life and, at times, more function that they’ve experienced in years.

But the pressure to get your patients there – and faster – can be maddening. Shorter rehab visits. Advanced surgical techniques. Medication management. Surgical complications.

Take the pressure off by learning the latest evidence-based strategies in total joint replacement. Leave this live webcast feeling confident to treat this growing population within a limited time so that you can get them back to the activities they once loved.

Sharpen your skills by understanding the surgical procedure of hip and knee replacement and how surgical advancements can affect your plan of care.

Face those difficult challenges like opioid management, wound care, infection prevention, and patient education head on with what you learn in this important seminar.

Finally, gain hands-on experience you can use tomorrow to return patient’s function faster and reduce the possibilities of any setbacks.

Sign up today and watch your practice with this growing population thrive for years to come.

Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information: Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this live interactive webcast. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether web based activities are an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

CE Information is based on 100% attendance.

Information obtained in this course should be used within your scope of practice.


Athletic Trainers

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers. This program has been approved for a maximum of 6.25 hours of Category A continuing education.


Exercise Physiologists

ASEP members will earn 5.0 CECs for full attendance at this seminar. The ASEP allows members to earn a maximum of 10 CECs in any one 5 year period.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses in full attendance will earn 6.3 contact hours.


California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 17118 for 6.0 contact hours. Full attendance is required. No partial contact hours will be issued for partial attendance. 


Florida Nurses

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Nursing, Provider # FBN2858. This course qualifies for 6.0 contact hours. 


Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Full attendance at this activity qualifies for 6.3 contact hours. Full attendance in the activity is required; no partial contact hours will be issued for partial attendance. These contact hours are used for your license renewal. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the webcast title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid for the webcast.


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

AOTA

PESI, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 3322. Full attendance at this course qualifies for 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs in the Category of Domain of OT and Occupational Therapy Process. Partial credit will be issued for partial attendance. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Course Level: Intermediate.


Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number #50-399. This course qualifies for 6.3 continuing education credits.


Personal Trainers

This course has been approved by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM-BOC) for .6 CEUs. PESI, Inc.’s Provider Number is 544.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. This certificate is proof of your attendance. Please retain it in your records or use for submission as proof of completion when required.


California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

California Physical Therapists

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This course will qualify for 6.25 continuing competency hours.


Illinois Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. This course qualifies for 6.0 CE Credit Hours.


New York Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department, State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This course qualifies for 7.6 contact hours. 


North Carolina Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation, Provider Number: 216-000071. This intermediate course is approved by the North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners by virtue of PESI Inc. approved provider status with the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation. This course qualifies for 6.0 continuing education hours.


Texas Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #2106032TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. This activity will provide 6.25 CCUs. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Other Professions

This activity qualifies for 380 continuing education minutes as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements. 



Handouts

Faculty

Terry Rzepkowski Related seminars and products: 5

DPT


Terry L Rzepkowski, DPT, MS, BS, is a licensed doctor of physical therapy with a specialization in orthopedic homecare physical therapy. Throughout his 36-year career, he has specialized in orthopedics, specifically total joint replacement surgery and musculoskeletal outpatient rehab as an independent private owner.

Terry has worked on post-operative orthopedic units, serving as an acute care staff therapist, and trauma traction specialist. Terry currently works as an associate professor of anatomy for OTD and DPT students in the Tampa area and supervises students caring for orthopedic patients in a pro bono clinic with additional responsibilities for instruction in the areas of neuro anatomy, biomechanics, differential diagnosis, kinesiology, test and measures, and therapeutic exercise.

As a sought-after national CEU presenter, Terry enjoys sharing his knowledge with interdisciplinary audiences around the country speaking on shoulder, hip, and knee injuries with advances in operative and non-operative management. He is excited to share his knowledge and years of practice experience for a better understanding in the management of the total joint rehabilitation patient.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Terry Rzepkowski is an Assistant Professor for Nova Southeastern University Tampa; and an Assistant Professor for South University Tampa. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Terry Rzepkowski is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). 


Additional Info

Program Information

CD/DVD

Click here to purchase the DVD recording from our product store. CE hours and approvals on products may differ from live CE approvals.


Additional Resources

To order the book, Ortho Notes: Clinical Examination Pocket Guide, 4th Edition, please visit our product store.

To order the book, Opioid Use Disorder, please visit our product store.


Access Period for Live Webcast

For live CE credit, you must watch the live webcast in its entirety at its scheduled time and complete the CE quiz and evaluation within one week. You will have access for 90 days after the program for review.


Webcast Schedule

Please note: There will be a lunch and two 15-minute breaks; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and break times will be announced by the speaker and at their discretion. A more detailed schedule is available upon request.


Objectives

  1. Demonstrate a functional approach to assess the LE as a connected chain.
  2. Assess altered joint mechanics and muscle imbalance impact of joint function.
  3. Compare and contrast traditional joint replacement approaches versus newer MIS and MSS surgical approaches.
  4. Evaluate the advantages of computerized and robotic assisted replacement surgeries.
  5. Address early signs of adverse events.
  6. Assess a multi-modal approach to post-operative pain.
  7. Recognize the accelerated return to activity timeline of today’s post-surgical patient.
  8. Participate in hands-on lab practice sessions that will focus on advanced intervention strategies for the total hip and knee patient.

Outline

The Full Picture of the Total Joint Patient: Why Looking in Isolation Can be Disastrous
  • How you can miss predisposing factors for DJD with a nonfunctional approach
  • Examine the whole LE kinetic chain with functional test observations
Today’s Total Joint Procedure: What We Can Learn by Watching Surgical Videos
  • The new reality – reducing the amount of rehab care post-op
  • Post-op approaches should vary based upon procedure and component used in surgery
  • 6 surgical advancements that could affect your plan of care
    • Using muscle sparring approaches
    • Computerized mapping
    • Robotics
    • Peri-operative blood loss
    • Pain control measures
    • 3D custom designed implants
Acute Post-op Recovery Interventions: How to Maintain a Robust Post-op Rehab Plan for Same-day Discharges
  • New CMS guidelines for total joint patients: seeing patients right after surgery
  • Confidently managing
    • Pain management, opioid tolerance, and opioid induced constipation (OIC)
    • Active and passive TED strategies
    • Wound care/infection prevention: early identification of wound versus joint infection
    • Blood thinners: various types, early warning signs of high anticoagulant levels, and identifying DVT versus cellulitis or poor edema control compliance
    • Patient education on positioning, safe transfers and mobility
Use Functional Dynamics for Optimal Returns: Hands-on Lab
  • REMEMBER: Exercising joints in isolation will NOT progress your patients faster, further
  • Progress the LE as a functional unit
    • Video demonstration of techniques
  • Incorporate closed chain kinematics that lead to successful outcomes in reduced time
  • Returning normal gait mechanics using proprioceptive, balance, and coordination activities

Target Audience

  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Nurses
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Exercise Physiologists
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists
  • Rehabilitation Managers
  • Personal Trainers

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