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Orthopedic Conference

Orthopedic Conference

This one-day conference addresses the care of patients who have undergone orthopedic surgery. It is designed for healthcare providers who would like to explore rationale and methods to complement their care for the orthopaedic​ post-surgical patient. The course is for experienced healthcare providers; nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and others.


By the end of this one-day conference, the participant will be able to:
  • Identify the major causes of venous thrombolytic embolisms and prophylactic measures currently used at NAH
  • Select appropriate measures to prevent contractures following orthopedic surgeries
  • Identify the various spinal surgeries, knee replacements, hip replacements and shoulder replacements
  • Select appropriate care guidelines for a patient with spinal fusion, hip replacement, shoulder replacement, knee replacement or disc replacement
  • Identify possible complications of anesthesia during orthopedic surgeries
  • Describe treatments available to reduce pain in post-operative orthopedic patients
  • Explain the benefits of early mobility in post-operative orthopedic patients.
  • Demonstrate proper fitting of slings and braces in post-operative orthopedic patients.


  • Post-op pain management
  • Total Joint Replacement update
  • Spine surgery update
  • Benefits of early mobilization
  • Skills break-out sessions
    • DVT prophylaxis
    • Post-op management
    • Equipment station for upper extremities and spine
    • Mobility and equipment station for lower extremities


Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 10612 for 7.0 CE contact hours.

Dates and Times

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Oct. 30, 2020​



At Flagstaff Medical Center, the courses will be held in the Northern Arizona Healthcare Training Center, located at the west end of Fort Valley Shopping Center, 1000 N. Humphreys, Suite 241-242.


Two-day course
$50 Non-NAH Employee
$25 NAH Employee


To register online, please click the registration button on this page under "Event Details." NAH employees please visit the employee portal,, and go to Education, Login to LMS.

To register by mail or fax, download the class brochure and complete the application form. The class brochure is available on this page under "Event Links and Documents." 

Mail completed registration application to: Northern Arizona Healthcare Education Department 1200 North Beaver Street Flagstaff, AZ 86001.

You also may fax your registration to (928) 773-2430.

Cancellation Policy

Refunds are available less a $40.00 administration fee. No refund is issued if cancellation occurs within five business days of the course.