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Joint Replacement Preparation Class

  • Categories: Health

About This Event

  • Event Type:Education
Details:

Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center’s Joint Replacement Program is certified by The Joint Commission. We are certified for providing excellent care of the elective hip and knee replacement patients. We use protocols and guidelines proven to help patients get well quicker. Patients return to their normal activities sooner after surgery.

The Joint Replacement Program requires patients and their “coach” to attend the education class before surgery. The “coach” is the support person who will help the patient after surgery. This is usually a family member or friend that you arrange.

Who should attend:

Patients having hip or knee replacement surgery, along with one “coach”.

Special instructions and restrictions due to COVID -19:

  • Class maximum is 6 patients per class. One coach per patient.
  • Patients and coach must wear a face mask at all times when in the building. This includes class time. Patients and coach will sit at the same table during class.
  • Each table will be 6 feet apart.
  • Patients and coach may not attend class if they are sick.

– Please call to reschedule class if you or your coach have any of the following symptoms:

  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Sore throat
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Repeated shaking with chills
  • Chills
  • Muscle pain
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell

Class Topics include:

  • Preparing for surgery
  • What happens in the hospital
  • What to expect when you go home
  • Blood clot prevention
  • Pain management
  • Physical and Occupational Therapy
  • Questions and Answer Session
Registration
  • Price: Free
  • Registration Instructions:

    Classes offered weekly - Alternating Tuesday and Wednesday

    Must call for appointment: 909.630.7403