{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} The Cycle of Comorbidities: Potential Risks With Delayed Joint Replacement

Purpose of Activity

To present a beginning conceptual framework identified as the cycle of comorbidities to determine risks and help guide patients and providers in the decision-making process associated with joint replacement surgery.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Explain the background information helpful for understanding the cycle of comorbidity.
  2. Outline the major risks of the diseasome that impacts delayed joint arthroplasty.
  3. Summarize the evidence presented here that quantifies the risks of delayed joint arthroplasty.
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.
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Test Code: ON0113A
Published: January/February 2013
Expires: 3/6/2020
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Patricia Camillo, Patricia Thompson, Stuart B. Goodman, Yanli Jiang
Categories: Orthopaedics
Specialties: Medical-Surgical, Surgery
Topics: Osteoarthritis