{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} The Effects of Active Warming on Patient Temperature and Pain After Total Knee Arthroplasty

Purpose of Activity

To present registered professional nurses with the details of a study done to determine the efficacy of a patient-controlled active warming gown in optimizing patients' body temperature perioperatively and in diminishing postoperative pain after total knee arthroplasty.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. describe the background information helpful for understanding the authors' study of active warming after total knee arthroplasty, as well as their methodology.
  2. summarize the results of the authors' study.
Price: $24.95


  • ANCC 2.5 CH
  • DC - BON 2.5 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 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: AJN0512A
Published: May 2012
Expires: 3/6/2020
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Ember E. Benson MN, RN, Diana E. McMillan PhD, RN, Bill Ong MD, FRCPC
Specialties: Education, Medical-Surgical