{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Improving Orthopedic-Related Postoperative Edema Management in a Rehabilitative Nursing Setting

Purpose of Activity

To present a quality improvement project implemented to help reduce postoperative edema in total knee and hip arthroplasty rehabilitation patients.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Recall the research data applicable to postoperative edema in total knee and hip arthroplasty rehabilitation patients.
  2. Summarize the results of the study of the effectiveness of an education-based quality improvement project for reducing edema following knee and hip arthroplasty.
  3. Specify the clinical implications and conclusions of the study.
Price: $12.95

Credits:

  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 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: RNJ0519A
Published: May/Jun
Expires: 6/4/2021
Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Katie L. Kluga, DNP, APRN, NP-C, OCN, CHPN, CMSRN; Susan Weber Buchholz, PhD, ANP, FAANP; Pamela A. Semanik, PhD, MS, APRN