Rehabilitation Considerations: Post Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

6 to 7 p.m.

Sacred Heart Hospital
Second Floor Conference Center
421 Chew Street, Allentown, PA 18102

Intended audience: physical and occupational therapists

This intermediate-level learning activity, exclusively for physical and occupational therapists, will focus on the examination and management of therapy in persons who have undergone the anterior hip replacement procedure. The lecture will review anatomy and kinesiology as it pertains to the hip, surgical goals of anterior hip replacement, rehabilitation options, treatment considerations and recommendations.

MossRehab is applying for one contact hour from:

  • American Occupational Therapy Association
  • Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy

Course Objectives

At the completion of this learning activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify two differences between anterior approach and other THR approaches
  2. Identify the body structures most often affected by the anterior approach
  3. Identify the ideal expected outcomes for anterior approach patients


5:30 to 6 p.m.

Registration and Refreshments

6 to 6:30 p.m.

Leo J. Scarpino, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon

6:30 to 7 p.m.

Wanda Beckwith, OTR/L, Therapy Manager

 Steve Haas, MPT, Physical Therapist


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Accreditation statement from American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA):

Satisfactory completion of the continuing education unit (CEU) requirement consists of full attendance with monitored sign in and out sheets as well as completion of a course evaluation form which includes self-assessment of learning outcomes. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.