{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Reducing Length of Stay, Direct Cost, and Readmissions in Total Joint Arthroplasty Patients With an Outcomes Manager-Led Interprofessional Team

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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 details of a quality improvement project implemented to determine if an outcomes manager-led interprofessional team could improve key outcomes in the total joint arthroplasty patient population.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Outline the background information helpful in understanding the authors' purpose for this quality improvement project.
  2. List the components of this project.
  3. Describe the results and limitations of this project.
Price: $10.00


  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - 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 Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: ON0717C
Published: Jul/Aug 2017
Expires: 6/2/2023
Required Passing Score: 12/17 (70%)
Authors: Melissa Arana, MSN, RN, CMSRN; Licia Harper, MPT; Huanying Qin, MS; Jay Mabrey, MD, MBA, CPE
Categories: Hospital , Orthopaedics
Specialties: Orthopaedics