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Total Joint Replacement Pre-Surgery Class

Categories: Classes

About This Event

In following CDC recommendations regarding gatherings, St. Luke’s has cancelled all support groups, community events and community educational offerings and will reevaluate following additional CDC guidelines.

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:

Pre-surgery preparation

  • Strengthening exercises
  • Home preparations
  • Infection prevention

Surgery

  • 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.

  • Registration Cost: Free
  • Registration Information: Call to Register

    To register, call St. Luke’s Pre-Admission Testing (PAT) at 218.249.5644.