Joint Replacement Class Schedule

 
10:00 – 10:05 Welcome and introductions of staff and program overview
  • Logistics, bathrooms, etc.
(RN)
10:05 – 10:10 Preparing for surgery (Brief Overview)
  • Insurance coverage
  • History and Physical
  • Medications
  • Dental Clearance
  • Assemble Personal and Medical Information
(RN)
10:10 – 10:25 Getting your home and yourself ready for surgery
  • Getting your home ready
  • Preparing to manage bathing and toileting at home
  • Preparing yourself: Exercise
(PT)
10:25 – 10:35 Preparing for the day of surgery
  • What to bring to the hospital
  • Additional Items
  • The day and evening before surgery
  • The morning of surgery
(RN)
10:35 – 10:50 Surgery and hospital stay
  • Daily progress / expectations
  • Potential Complications
(RN)
10:50 – 11:00 Discharging from the Hospital – Returning to your home
  • Criteria that must be met for you to return to home
  • Options if criteria are not met
(PT)
11:00 – 11:05 Resource Overview (Brief Recap / Contact Information)
  • Parking Arrangements
  • Financial Counselors
  • Community Resources
  • Home Care
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
(RN)
11:05 – 11:15 Group Questions / Answers (RN / PT)
11:15 – 11:30 Resource Breakout Time (Resources)
11:30 – 12:00 Tour (RN/Cheryl)