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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 results of a literature review done to determine whether or not the supine position is recommended for preventing hip dislocations in patients who have undergone a posterior total hip arthroplasty.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Review the background information helpful in understanding the need for clarifying safe positioning for sexual activity after total hip arthroplasty.
  2. Summarize the results of the author's literature review and the implications for nursing practice.
Price: $15.00


  • 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.

Test Code: ON0713C
Published: July/August 2013
Expires: 6/5/2020
Passing Score: 11/15 (73%)
Authors: Brenda McFadden