Orthopedic Pre-Op Class

All patients scheduled for total hip, total knee and hip/knee arthroplasty are required to attend one pre-operative class conducted by an orthopedic-certified registered nurse within 12 months of their surgery. Caregivers of patients are also encourages to attend. Attendance in this class can be scheduled to coincide with your pre-admission testing appointment.

Topics to be covered:

  • Home and physical preparation prior to surgery
  • What to expect on the day of surgery
  • What to expect while hospitalized
  • Physical therapy instruction
  • Discharge planning
  • What to expect during recovery
  • How to promote the best post-operative recovery

For More Information

For any questions about the class, contact the orthopedic hotline at (910) 777-3501.

Registration Instructions:

Classes are free. However, to keep class sizes small, registration is required.