{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Clinical Quality Indicators: Infection Prophylaxis for Total Knee Arthroplasty

Purpose of Activity

To provide registered professional nurses with an understanding of clinical quality indicators (CQIs) for the prevention of surgical site infections in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasties (TKAs).

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Describe CQIs recommended by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the general use of CQIs in the hospital setting.
  2. Discuss the use of antibiotics in infection prophylaxis for patients undergoing TKAs.
  3. Outline the Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP) measures.
Price: $17.95


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

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 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 Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.
The ANCC's accreditation status of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Department of Continuing Education refers only to its continuing nursing educational activities and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial product.

Test Code: ON0911B
Published: September/October 2011
Expires: 9/6/2019
Passing Score: 11/15 (73%)
Authors: Mary Atkinson Smith, Lynne Jacobs, Lauren Rodier, Ashley Taylor, Carlotta Taylor-White