Total Joint Replacement Pre-Surgery Class
For patients and family members
St. Luke's invites you to attend a free 90-minute pre-surgical session taught by nurses, physical and occupational therapists, and case managers. The class provides information on what to expect before, during and after surgery, and includes the following topics:
- Strengthening exercises
- Home preparations
- Infection prevention
- Explanation of knee and hip replacement procedures
- Surgical safety
- Pain management
Post-surgery and recovery
- Prevention of complications
- Fall prevention
- Physical and occupational therapy
- Rehabilitation needs
- Home medical equipment needs
We encourage you to register as soon as your surgery is scheduled and to attend the class with a family member or other support person.
To download or print a flyer click here.
To register, call St. Luke's Pre-Admission Testing (PAT) at 218-249-5644.
Classes are held the second Tuesday and fourth Wednesday of each month except November.
3:00 - 4:30 pm
St. Luke's Auditorium
October 9 & 24
November 13 & 20
December 11 & 26