Evidence-Based Clinical Care: Total Hip and Total Knee Arthroplasty – Enhanced Recovery After Surgery
This course provides evidence-based data supporting the standardization of care throughout Baptist Health for total hip and total knee arthroplasty. Included in this course are treatment algorithms, Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocols and resources.
Note to Physicians: Be sure to bookmark this course to access all protocols, pathways, policies and procedures at your convenience via your CME Portal account. All power plans are available in Cerner. All EBCC deliverables will be available on the EBCC website.
Orthopedists, Sports Medicine Specialists, Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, and Physician Assistants.
- Explain how evidence-based Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) principles apply to total hip/total knee arthroplasty patients.
- Utilize Baptist Health’s ERAS total hip/total knee arthroplasty protocol – an evidence-based and multidisciplinary perioperative pathway – to achieve early recovery, reduce length of stay and reduce opioid use.
Alexander Van der Ven, M.D.
Baptist Health Orthopedic Care
Baptist Health South Florida
Bianca M. Capella, APRN-BC, R.N.-BSN
Clinical Manager, Evidence-based Clinical Care Department
Baptist Health South Florida
Alexander Van der Ven, M.D., faculty for this educational activity, is a consultant with DePuy and a researcher for Conformis. Dr. van der Ven has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
Bianca M. Capella, APRN-BC, R.N., BSN, narrator for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose, and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies*.
*Ineligible companies – Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
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 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Board of Surgery - Maintenance of Certification (MOC) - Accredited CME- General Surgery
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.
Your participation information will be shared with specialty boards through the ACCME's PARS reporting system. Successful completion of a course examination is required. Submissions are recorded in approximately 48 hours. You will receive an email when your credits have been processed.
- 0.50 ABS MOC II
- 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 0.50 General certificate of attendance
- 0.50 Nurse Practitioners
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