Real-world scenarios. Relevant learning.
Build your critical thinking and problem-solving skills with this program based on real patient cases.
In this journal-based CME activity, you will review decision making in the management of periprosthetic fractures about the knee during revision total knee arthroplasty by following an evolving patient case scenario based on a recent article from the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS).
After the reading, you will complete an assessment to test your orthopaedic knowledge, problem solving, and clinical decision-making skills.
As a result of completing this program, I am able to:
1. Discuss the etiology of periprosthetic fractures about the knee, including the incidence/prevalence and risk factors.
2. Describe classification systems for periprosthetic fractures about the knee and their utility with regard to guiding management.
3. Explain the appropriate workup for a patient with a periprosthetic fracture after primary total knee arthroplasty.
4. List the most common indications for revision total knee arthroplasty in a patient with a
periprosthetic fracture about the knee.
5. Review treatment options for the management of periprosthetic fractures about the knee, including surgical fixation options.
Earn up to 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™