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This article has been approved by the Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board for Category A credit toward recertification as an ONC.

Purpose of Activity

To present health care providers with essential information about discharge readiness following total knee replacement surgery (TKR).

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Discuss components of discharge readiness following TKR.
  2. Summarize potential complications after TKR that may lead to hospital readmission and further functional declines.
Price: $15.00


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: ON0119A
Published: Jan/Feb 2019
Expires: 12/4/2020
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Renee Causey-Upton, PhD, OTD, MS, OTR/; Dana M. Howell, PhD, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA; Patrick H. Kitzman, PhD, PT; Melba G. Custer, PhD, OT/; Emily V. Dressler, PhD
Categories: Orthopaedics
Specialties: Orthopaedics