{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} The Use of Tranexamic Acid in Joint Replacement Surgery

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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 on the use of tranexamic acid (TXA) in joint replacement surgery.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Examine the use of TXA in orthopedic surgery as it relates to total blood loss, need for blood transfusions, cost, and surgical complications.
  2. Select the administration parameters, monitoring, contraindications, and side effects of TXA.
Price: $10.00


  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 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: ON0315B
Published: Mar/Apr 2015
Expires: 3/3/2023
Required Passing Score: 11/15 (73%)
Authors: Sarah Suggs, BSN, RN, ONC; Karyn Holt, RN, CNM, PhD
Categories: Orthopaedics
Specialties: Orthopaedics