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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To gain knowledge about conditions that lead to the need for a TKR, complications associated with this procedure, and the appropriate preoperative and postoperative care for patients undergoing TKR surgery.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Describe the anatomy and physiology of the knee and conditions associated with the need for a TKR.
  2. Summarize appropriate nursing care for patients who undergo TKR surgery, including identification of potential complications and preoperative and postoperative care.
Price: $12.95


  • 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: NMIE1120A
Published: Nov/Dec 2020
Expires: 12/2/2022
Required Passing Score: 14/20 (70%)
Authors: Amanda Perkins, DNP, RN