Total Joint Replacement Pre-Surgery Class
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:
- 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
Call to Register
To register, call St. Luke’s Pre-Admission Testing (PAT) at 218.249.5644.