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Total Joint Replacement Pre-Surgery Class

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About This Event

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


  • 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.