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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 provide information about a quality improvement project designed to improve patients' transition from hospital to home following total joint replacement (TJR).

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Recognize the scope of the problem of unplanned readmissions.
  2. Identify changes made in discharge processes for patients following TJR and the subsequent outcomes related to readmissions.
Price: $20.00


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 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: ON0315A
Published: Mar/Apr 2015
Expires: 3/5/2021
Passing Score: 12/16 (75%)
Authors: Uthona R. Green, DNP, RN, ACNS-BC; Valorie Dearmon, DNP, RN, NEA-BC; Helen Taggart, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC
Categories: Orthopaedics
Specialties: Military, Orthopaedics