This course will cover surgical updates for both total knee replacement and partial knee replacement. It will include benefits of both surgeries and reasoning behind the surgical decision as well as operative technique, outcomes, and future directions. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Course created on July 25, 2018
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/1.0; AL/1.0; AR/1.0; AZ/1.0; CA/1.0; CO/1.0; CT/1.0; DE/1.0; FL/1.0; GA/1.0; HI/1.0; IA/1.0; IACET/0.1; ID/1.0; IL/1.0; IN/1.0; KS/1.0; KY/1.0 Category 2; MA/1.0; ME/1.0; MI/1.0; MO/1.0; MS/1.0; MT/1.0; NC/1.0; ND/1.0; NE/1.0; NH/1.0; NY/1.0; OK/1.0; OR/1.0; PA/1.0; RI/1.0; SC/1.0; SD/1.0; TN/1.0; TX/1.0; UT/1.0; VA/1.0; VT/1.0; WA/1.0; WI/1.0; WY/1.0
- The participant will be able to identify at least 3 indications a patient may be appropriate to refer for a for a knee replacement.
- The participant will be able to describe at least two pros/cons of less invasive hip surgery compared to traditional knee replacement.
- The participant will be able to list at least one new advancement in pain management allowing faster recovery.
- The participant will be able to outline at least three faster rehab techniques in modern knee replacement.
|0-15 Minutes||Review of learner outcomes, knee anatomy and function, arthritis introduction|
|15-30 Minutes||Non-operative treatments|
|30-45 Minutes||Surgical treatment options|
|45-60 Minutes||New technologies/controversies with knee surgeries, what it means for PT; Summary, Q&A|
Alexander P. Sah
Alexander Sah, MD currently serves as Director of the Outpatient Joint Replacement Program and as Co-Director of the Institute for Joint Restoration and Research at Washington Hospital in Fremont, CA. He earned his medical degree, graduating Magna Cum Laude, from Thomas Jefferson Medical College in PA. He completed his residency at the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Program and completed a joint reconstruction fellowship at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Dr. Sah specializes in total knee and total hip replacement, and developed the outpatient program in Fremont in 2014. He is the only surgeon there with same-day discharges after total joint replacement in select patients. He also is the only surgeon performing anterior hip replacement at IJRR. He has expertise in partial knee replacement and is the United States Lead Investigator for Zimmer's newest partial knee prosthesis. He teaches courses and lectures on this procedure, as well as on advanced pain management techniques and outpatient joint replacement.
Dr. Sah is a member of leadership committees for the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the California Orthopedic Association, and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. In 2016, he was selected as 1 of 10 orthopedic surgeons in the nation to the prestigious AAOS Leadership Fellows Program. He is a multi-year recipient of the “Best of Fremont” Doctor and Orthopedic Surgeon Awards and named a California Top 10 Orthopedic Surgeon, among many other honors. He also serves as a reviewer for Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research and an editor for Techniques in Orthopaedics. Dr. Sah is widely published and is an esteemed speaker, having presented at more than 50 meetings and conventions across the United States.
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