Learning Objectives

At the end of this module, you will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the pain healing process and expectations of pain during functional activities and activities of daily living for an older adult post knee arthroplasty living alone.
  2. Apply a risk/benefit analysis for treatment in an older adult post knee arthroplasty living alone with acute on chronic pain.
  3. Utilize health promotion and self-management strategies for management of pain in an older adult post knee arthroplasty living alone.

Course Goal

The goal of this course is to provide an interactive learning experience about an older gentleman who had a total knee arthroplasty.

Intended Audience

The intended audience for this course is pre-licensure students in medicine, nursing, social services, pharmacy physical therapy and occupational therapy.

Interdisciplinary care coordination plays an integral role in post total knee arthroplasty case management. The healthcare team may have similar areas for assessment such as pain assessment, pain impact, safety assessment or home exercise program.  Each discipline will evaluate the information to address different aspects of care patient care and discipline specific patient centered goals.  


The length for this course is approximately 60 minutes depending on the individual user.

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