Arthrocentesis: The Hottest Joints in Town
joint aspiration, arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, synovial effusions, inflammation
Anesthesiology | Diagnosis | Medicine and Health Sciences | Musculoskeletal Diseases | Musculoskeletal System
Speaker: Robert DiGiovanni, DO, FACOI, FACR
Program Director, Rheumatology Fellowship
Largo Medical Center
HCA GME – West Florida Division
This enduring material is designed to examine the most current evidence of arthrocentesis.
Target Audience: This activity is designed for Physicians and Residents at HCA GME Hospitals.
This presentation was pre-recorded for HCA GME National Grand Rounds Series.
Upon completion of this activity you will be able to:
- Discuss the indications for joint aspiration.
- Discuss the best practices for joint aspiration.
HCA Graduate Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
HCA Graduate Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
HCA Graduate Medical Education is committed to providing CME that is balanced, objective, and evidence-based. In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Accreditation Requirements and Standards, all parties involved in content development are required to disclose any relevant conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity. HCA Graduate Medical Education has established mechanisms to resolve conflicts of interest should they arise. The disclosure summary follows:
Bruce Deighton, PhD, Course Director: No Conflicts
Jessica Wells, Course Co-Director: No Conflicts
Robert DiGiovanni, DO, Speaker: No Conflicts
Beverly Upchurch, CME Manager: No Conflicts
Jonathan Snider, CME Coordinator: No Conflicts
Chris Roe, CME Coordinator: No Conflicts
Release Date: April 17, 2019
Expiration Date: April 17, 2021
DiGiovanni, Robert DO, "Arthrocentesis: The Hottest Joints in Town" (2019). Anesthesiology. 3.