Evidence-based Clinical Care: Complete Joint Replacement
This course provides evidence-based data supporting the standardization of care throughout Baptist Health for complete joint replacements. Included in this course are treatment algorithms, physician resources and the new quality metrics by which all medical staff will be evaluated.
Evidence-based Clinical Care (EBCC) Note: Physicians should bookmark this course to access all protocols, pathways, policies and procedures at your convenience via your CME Portal account. All algorithms will be available on CERNER.
Orthopedists and Sports Medicine Specialists.
- Implement standardization and explain the necessity for the creation of a clinical pathway for total joint replacement patients based on current, evidence-based best practices.
- Utilize the current guidelines for pre- and postoperative treatment of the elective total joint replacement patient and total joint replacement power plan for all patients with elective total joint arthroplasty.
- Recognize the significance of Care C2 metrics monitoring as it relates to decreasing clinical variation.
- Employ standards for preoperative preparation of the patient along with perioperative efficiency enhancements and postoperative protocols for best outcomes.
- Initiate aspirin anticoagulation therapy for low-risk patients.
Alexander van der Ven, M.D.
Baptist, South Miami, Doctors and West Kendall Baptist Hospitals
Alexander van der Ven, M.D., indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 0.50 General certificate of attendance
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