Outpatient Total Joints: Transitioning to Same-day Surgery

presented by Medtronic

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Owen R O'Neill, MD


Twin Cities Orthopedics

Justina Lehman-Lane, CNP, DNP


Twin Cities Orthopedics

This webinar is designed to provide the rationale for performing outpatient total joint procedures. Our expert faculty will share their experiences with successfully transitioning to same-day surgery. Faculty will discuss the innovative methods and techniques used to perform outpatient total joint procedures including tourniquet-less total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and direct anterior total hip arthroplasty (THA). Additional topics include post-acute care to optimize patient outcomes, the importance of value based healthcare, and optimizing the continuum of care throughout the patient journey.



  • Understand the methodologies for performing Total Joint Arthroplasty procedures in 23 hour/same day facility, including minimizing use of tourniquets in TKA and anterior approach total hip arthroplasty.
  • Determine optimal patient selection criteria for Outpatient Total Joint Arthroplasty
  • Optimize pain management, blood management, and post-acute care in the outpatient setting
  • Review the economics of operational costs and reimbursement policies for outpatient surgeries
  • Discuss the benefits for the surgeon and improved patient outcomes
  • Review interoperative techniques and technologies that facilitate rapid rehabilitation
Release: 02/20/2019

Expiration: 02/22/2019

Location: Online

Credits: This lecture qualifies for 0 CME credit hours.

Cost: $0.0

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