{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} The Effect of a Rapid Rehabilitation Program on Patients Undergoing Unilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty


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 details of a study done to assess the effect of a rapid rehabilitation program on inpatient length of stay and functional recovery of patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Outline the components of the rapid rehabilitation program.
  2. Identify the patient outcomes resulting from this study and implications for practice.
Price: $20.00


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH
  • GA - 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 Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: ON0317B
Published: Mar/Apr 2017
Expires: 3/6/2020
Passing Score: 14/20 (70%)
Authors: Geraldine Pagnotta, MPT, MPH; Ellen Rich, PhD, RN, FNP, FAANP; Patricia Eckardt, PhD, RN; Patricia Lavin, MS, RN; Rachele Burriesci, PT, DPT, GCS
Categories: Orthopaedics