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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 the details of a retrospective database study conducted to determine personal and comorbid characteristics of patients undergoing simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty predictive of length of stay and discharge to a skilled nursing facility.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Summarize the findings from the review of the literature useful for understanding the purpose and goals of the authors' study.
  2. Evaluate the results of the authors' study and any implications for practice.
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: ON0320A
Published: Mar/Apr 2020
Expires: 3/4/2022
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Tonda Thomas, BSN; Nicholas C. Coombs, MS; Elizabeth J. Mullette, MSN; Tom Bick, MBA; Jeannine M. Brant, PhD
Categories: Orthopaedics , Research
Specialties: Orthopaedics