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Joint Surgery 101


Joint Surgery 101

A webinar to help you prepare for joint surgery.

Date: Thursday, June 17  •  Time: 6 p.m. ET  •  Location: Online webinar

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When exercise, diet and other treatment options are no longer managing arthritis symptoms, joint surgery may become the best option for relief. Join orthopedic surgeon Dr. Eric Bohm and nurse educator Susan Johnston in an Arthritis Talks about joint surgery.

At this Arthritis Talks, we’ll answer the common questions we receive about joint surgery:

  • How to determine if joint surgery is the best option for you
  • How to prepare for surgery
  • What to expect immediately after surgery
  • How to ensure your recovery is successful

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What participants say about Arthritis Talks...

★  1  ★ Thank you for another TOP NOTCH session. You are really showing the value of the Arthritis Society.
★  2  ★ I found this webinar presentation VERY informative & am so glad to be able to watch & hear the Rheumatologists. thank you so much!
★  3  ★ I thought the session was excellent and very professional. I am really impressed with the Arthritis Society, their information and both webinars I have well as the website which I refer to often and recommend to others.

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Dr. Eric Bohm

Dr. Eric BohmDr Bohm works at the Concordia Hip and Knee Institute in Winnipeg, Canada where he specializes in primary and revision hip and knee replacement surgery. He has undergraduate degrees in both mechanical engineering and medicine from McMaster University, and a graduate degree in Community Health and Epidemiology from Dalhousie University. He completed his orthopedic residency at the University of Saskatchewan, and undertook an arthroplasty fellowship at Dalhousie University in Halifax. In 2009, he completed the prestigious ABC orthopaedic fellowship, visiting the UK, Ireland and South Africa. His areas of research interest include access, appropriateness, effectiveness and safety of healthcare, clinical registries, clinical trials, implant retrieval analysis, and radiographic stereometric analysis. He currently chairs Manitoba’s provincial orthopedic standards committee and the advisory committee of the Canadian Joint Replacement Registry. He serves as medical advisor to the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority’s orthopedic waitlist, joint replacement registry and central intake program. He is also a member of the George and Fay Yee Center for Healthcare Innovation, where he serves as director of their Health System Performance platform. He is co-lead for Manitoba’s Choosing Wisely initiative.

Dr. Eric Bohm is an orthopaedic surgeon and professor of surgery at the University of Manitoba, specializing in primary and revision hip and knee replacement surgery. He has provincial responsibilities for hip and knee central intake, orthopaedic standards and quality, and the provincial joint replacement registry. He also serves as the Director of Systems Performance at the George and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation, and is the Clinical Sponsor for Choosing Wisely Manitoba.

Susan Johnston

Susan JohnstonSusan Johnston is a registered nurse with 35 years of experience. She worked as a bedside nurse for the Leukemia/Bone Marrow Transplant Program of B.C. for 25 years and as the Program Educator for six years. Most recently, Susan has been the Nurse Educator for B.C.’s OASIS (OsteoArthritis Service Integration System) for six years, with an interest in neuroplasticity and its impact of pain, stress and sleep, and medical cannabis.

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We thank the following for their support of this Arthritis Talks webinar.

Logo of sponsors: Pfizer, United Way Winnipeg, BMS, KPMG, UCB, Amgen, Governement of Canada

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