Comprehensive Joint Replacement Program - Clinical

Self-Directed Learning

Video Recording

BAYADA EMPLOYEES ONLY (access code provided from the service office)

Home Health Care clinicians lag in current information on CMS's bundled payment initiative, the mandatory orthopedic bundle, comprehensive joint replacement, and best practices for care transitions and in-episode care.  To promote higher level regulatory compliance, it is important to educate clinicians on current and future changes from CMS, to promote more consistent evidence based practice and compliance in management of patients with Hip and Knee Joint Replacement to ensure continued delivery of effective and efficient high quality home care.  

Criteria for Successful Completion of Activity
  • Complete entire Self-Directed Learning
  • Complete Knowledge-Assessment/Quiz/Post-Test with a passing score of > 80% 
  • Complete evaluation with electronic signature


Target Audience





All Home Health Clinicians wlecome to take course regardless of CE credit.  A certificate of participation will be provided.


Educational Level:

Intermediate- Information is geared to practitioners with a general knowledge of current practice trends and literature related to the subject matter. Focus is on increasing understanding and competent application of the subject matter.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this educational activity the learner will be able to:

  • recognize current indications for joint replacement
  • distinguish fixation methods and classifications for TKR and THA
  • associate the comparative differences of TKR and THA operative approaches  
  • recognize the potential post-op complications and other clinical  concerns 
  • list  primary prescreening questions to ask on the initial call
  • identify Best Practice for Transitional Planning    
  • describe Care Planning with a focus on Self-management, Clinical Rehabilitation protocols, Wound care and DVT prevention


Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours (ANCC)
  • 0.10 Continuing Education Units, CEUs (AOTA)
  • 0.10 Continuing Education Units, CEUs (State Board of Physical Therapy)
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

No relevant conflict of interest or financial relationships were disclosed for this educational activity by any of the authors or presenters.


Michele R. Berman PT, DPT, MS

Michele joined Bayada Home Health Care in 2009 after working for over 20 years as a leader in both the private and not for profit home health environment.  Currently the national Director of Rehabilitation for the Bayada Home Health Practice,  Michele provides leadership to divisional Directors of Clinical Operations throughout the country, taking on a central role at Bayada guiding development of both clinical and operational processes affecting quality of care and service delivery. Michele has worked in the home health setting since 1993 in direct client care , managerial and educaitonal  capacties whereby Joint Replacement has been a focused area of interest in the home care setting.

OTs | OTAs

BAYADA Home Health Care is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. AOTA does not endorse content, products, or clinical procedures.

AOTA Classification Codes

First Content Focus | Domain of OT: Client Factors

Second Content Focus | Occupational Therapy Process: Evaluation

Third Content Focus | Occupational Therapy Process: Intervention

NEW MEXICO OT Board Approval Date 03.09.17 (Expiration Date 03.09.19)

PTs | PTAs

NEW MEXICO PT Board Approval Date 11.16.16 (Expiration Date12.12.18)

PENNSYLVANIA PT Board Approval Number PTCE013064 (Expiration 12.31.18)

This educational activity qualifies for 60 minutes of education, 1 contact hour or .1 CEU. Approval of continuing education credits for various disciplines and states is granted through their state licensing board or professional association. It is recommended each learner reference their specific state board or professional association regarding the latest CE requirements for licensure or certification to obtain CE credit.


Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours (ANCC)
  • 0.10 Continuing Education Units, CEUs (AOTA)
  • 0.10 Continuing Education Units, CEUs (State Board of Physical Therapy)
  • 1.00 Participation

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
Course expires: 


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If course is cancelled:

By BAYADA; if the education is cancelled for any reason the learner will receive a full refund for any applicable course fee.  BAYADA will not be responsible for any associated fees or costs such as travel or lodging.

By learner; any applicable course fee will be refundable up until one (1) day prior to date registered for the education.  After this date the course fee may be non-refundable.  BAYADA will not be responsible for any associated fees or costs such as travel or lodging.

Complaint Resolution

Contact for any grievances and the complaint will be addressed within two (2) business days.  Complaints will be disseminated to all appropriate parties for review and resolution of any conflicts or grievances.

Special Needs

Contact for consideration of request.  If special needs accommodations are not available, the participant will receive a full refund for any applicable course fee.