Basic Principles of Arthroscopy 101 - CST58

Basic Principles of Arthroscopy 101

by Rhiannon Winsor, CST, TS-C, CRCST, MBA and Kimberly Cobb, M.S.
(4.5 / 47 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Surgical Technology (1.50 CE Credit)

Price: $7.00
CE-PRO Price: $3.50


Arthroscopy is an established orthopedic procedure that is used to visualize, diagnose, and treat problems of many joints in the body. Today, arthroscopic surgery is one of the most commonly performed orthopedic procedures. Also, joint arthroscopy represents one of the most common minimally invasive procedures performed to date in the outpatient setting. This course will provide education within the specialty of orthopedic surgery to increase the knowledge of CSTs and CSFAs.


The goal of this continuing education program is to provide surgical technologists with information about arthroscopy, when it is utilized and its potential complications. After taking this course, you should be able to:
  • Describe how to perform arthroscopy.
  • List the equipment required for arthroscopic surgery.
  • Discuss the types of surgery that can be performed with arthroscopy.

Approval Information
This course is approved for surgical techs from April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2023.
This continuing education activity is approved for 1.5 CE credits by the Association of Surgical Technologists, Inc., for continuing education for the Certified Surgical Technologist and Certified Surgical First Assistant. This recognition does not imply that AST approves or endorses any product or products that are included in enduring materials.

Course Originally Released on: 1/7/2020
Date of Most Recent Review: 1/7/2020
Course Termination/Update Date: 1/31/2023

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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Ashly M - Brooklyn, NY  ·  May 27, 2020
detailed and well organized
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Ronalyn A - Gaithersburg , MD  ·  May 24, 2020
It would be better if there's a video of how the actual arthroscopy was done as well as the picture of the surgical instruments.
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Jessica S - Bethlehem, PA  ·  May 21, 2020
it was very informative
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Lori M - Raleigh, NC  ·  May 18, 2020
Good test. Gave a good overall description of what happens during a knee arthroscopy
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Desiree V - sun lakes , AZ  ·  May 13, 2020
the information is very informative and relates to real OR surgery
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Price: $7.00
CE-PRO Price: $3.50