Total Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, Jun 15, 2021 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm


Total Joint Replacement Class UPMC Shadyside

To help make your recovery go smoothly, UPMC Shadyside offers a pre-operative hip and knee joint replacement education class.

This two hour informal class reviews what to expect with surgery and your recovery. You and a family member or care giver can attend. Nurses, physical therapist, occupational therapist, social workers, and case managers will discuss how to prepare for your upcoming surgery.  Any questions that you or your family member may have can be answered any time during the class.

Topics discussed: how to prepare for surgery so you are at your best, post operative nursing care, pain management, prevention of post operative problems, discharge planning, and the options for discharge so you can plan ahead.

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