CME expires December 31, 2023
PREPARE. PRACTICE. EVALUATE.
Test your knowledge on contemporary adult reconstruction concepts and prepare for board examinations and maintenance of certification with essential content from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) library.
This nine-module study plan has been developed in conjunction with the AAOS Hip and Knee Content Committee to prepare orthopaedic surgeons for the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Adult Reconstruction Practice-Profiled Recertification Examination.
Selected AAOS content aligns with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Adult Reconstruction Recertification Examination Blueprint, making this course not only an essential study tool but also an excellent resource for surgeons interested in obtaining a well-rounded foundation in current orthopaedic hip and knee reconstruction-related concepts.
AAOS Hip and Knee Content Committee
Stephen Incavo, MD (Chair)
Ran Schwarzkopf, MD (Vice Chair)
Colin Canham, MD
Arthur Malkani, MD
Yair Kissin, MD
Douglas Dennis, MD
Ron Delanois, MD
Bob Serson, MD
Jordan Simpson, MD
Anthony D. Watson, MD
Table of Contents
Module 1: Basic Science Topics
Module 2: Lower Extremity—Anatomy of the Hip, Knee, and Pelvis
Module 3: Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty and the Femur
Module 4: Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty
Module 5: Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty
Module 6: Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty
Module 7: Periprosthetic Infections
Module 8: Arthritis, Rheumatoid Diseases and Inflammatory Arthroplasty, Neoplasms, and the Spine-Hip Relationship
Module 9: Additional Topics—HIV/Hepatitis C, Osteonecrosis, High Tibial Osteotomy, Patellar Complications, and the Upper Extremity
Knowledge Check — AAOS board-style self-assessment examination questions specifically selected to address the top-tested content
Recommended Readings — Full-text PDFs of recent, relevant AAOS book chapters; Instructional Course Lecture chapters; Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons articles; and related literature
Lecture Presentations — Audiovisual presentations from the AAOS Board Maintenance of Certification Preparation and Review Course, the AAOS Annual Meeting, the Orthopaedic Video Theater, and more
Study Activity — Digital flashcards to test knowledge and highlight key, testable concepts
Build-a-Quiz — Create mock quizzes or individualized question banks to reinforce specific content areas
Complete the program at your own pace
Track your progress and performance
Pick up where you left off across your devices
Interpret current clinical, laboratory, and diagnostic imaging studies related to hip and knee disorders.
Demonstrate clinical decision-making skills for the management of hip and knee disorders, focusing on joint reconstruction and replacement.
Differentiate between appropriate surgical and nonsurgical treatment strategies.
Apply evidence-based orthopaedic literature in your practice.
Earn up to 65 AMA PRA Category 1 CME credits™.