{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} An Interdisciplinary Approach to Reducing Length of Stay in Joint Replacement Patients

Activity Steps


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 methods to decrease patients' length of stay (LOS) after joint replacement surgery.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Outline the details of an initiative to reduce LOS for joint replacement patients and implementation methods for this initiative.
  2. Identify results from an interdisciplinary approach to patients who have had joint replacement surgery.
Price: $25.00


  • ANCC 2.5 CH
  • DC - BON 2.5 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH
  • GA - 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 Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: ON0916A
Published: Sep/Oct 2016
Expires: 9/4/2020
Passing Score: 12/16 (75%)
Authors: Lisa McCann-Spry, MSN, RN, ONC; JoAnne Pelton, BSN, RN, ONC, NE-BC; Glenda Grandy, MS, RN, CCDS; Dawn Newell, MS, OTR/L
Specialties: Orthopaedics