Recorded online course - Advances in Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery & Multimodal Pain Management
Recorded online course - Advances in Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery & Multimodal Pain Management
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Every year, more than a million people undergo joint replacement surgery – this has completely revolutionized the nature in which arthritic hips and knees are treated and is considered to be one of the most successful interventions in all of medicine. The joint replacement experts at Orthopedic + Fracture Specialists stand at the forefront of surgical treatment of bone and joint problems, including arthritic and inflammatory conditions for adults and adolescents, degenerative conditions, failed previous joint replacement surgery, infected joints, and avascular necrosis of hip and knee joints. Successful joint replacement requires a combination of surgical expertise and collaboration among a variety of specialists throughout the patient's entire course of treatment. Our joint reconstruction specialists have been leading the way nationally in minimally invasive surgery, anterior approach hip replacement surgery, mobile health platforms, and up-to-date surgical techniques and non-operative alternatives to get your patients’ lives back in motion. This course will discuss advances in total joint replacement surgery as well as multimodal pain management and strategies to minimize narcotics by a panel of orthopedic specialists consisting of Drs. Alec Denes, Jr., Alex DeHaan, and Richard Southgate.

Speaker biography

Dr. Alec Denes Jr. – Dr. Alec Denes’ drive to become a doctor was a feeling that every day would present new challenges and a new opportunity to help someone. Board-certified orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Denes has special training in arthroscopic hip, anterior total hip, and hip and knee replacement surgery. He helps patients in a variety of areas, ranging from athletic injuries and fractures to arthritis and other degenerative conditions and has been a physician for the U.S. Ski Team, treating athletes since 2007.

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Dr. Alex DeHaan – Portland native, Dr. Alex DeHaan knew that orthopedic surgery would be his passion and life-long career. He believes that orthopedics, more than any other field in medicine, has the capability to return patients to their active lifestyles, whether that be their occupation, the golf course, or playing with their grandchildren. Dr. DeHaan is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, specializing in minimally invasive hip and knee replacements, anterior hip replacements, partial knee replacement, and complex revision surgery.

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Dr. Richard Southgate – Born and raised in Columbus, Ohio, Dr. Richard Southgate feels completely at home here in Portland, his father’s hometown. His mother – a nurse – imbued in him a love for science and a desire to help others from a young age, so medicine was a natural career choice. Dr. Southgate is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hip replacement surgery through the anterior, posterior, and lateral approaches; total and partial knee replacement; and complex revision surgery.
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Course Objective(s)

At the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Improve their knowledge regarding surgical approaches, and specifically the anterior approach for THA
  • Get an update on technological advancements with regards to TKA
  • Learn about implementation of telehealth and mobile health platforms for total joint patients
  • Understand strategies to help minimize narcotics during the peri-operative process 
Course Outline
  • Dr. Alec Denes - Total Hip Replacement - Anterior Approach + Technological Advances 
  • Dr. Alex DeHaan - Total Knee Replacement - Robotics + Other Technological Advances 
  • Dr. Richard Southgate - Multimodal Pain Management + Strategies to Minimize Narcotics 
  • Question and Answer


Registration Information

Target Audience: Physical Therapists and Assistants providing rehabilitation to patients after total hip and knee arthroplasty.

Registration Fee: The registration fee is as follows: 

$10 for Providence employees, $25 for all other participants. Registration fees cover access to recorded video presentation, electronic certificate of attendance and electronic course handout.  

Refund Policy: No refunds are offered for this program.

Contact Hours: This course qualifies for 1 contact hour for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants in Oregon, Washington and New York.  This course may qualify for CE credit in additional states with approval.  Please email if you are interested in obtaining CE credit in another state. Certificates of attendance will be issued to all participants completing the CEU requirements.