The Total Joint Replacement Class is designed to prepare you and your family for surgery, recovery, rehabilitation and to initiate comprehensive discharge planning.
You will have the opportunity to learn from and interact with a variety of skilled, enthusiastic health care professionals that include nursing, rehabilitation and discharge planning. This team is committed to supporting the surgical excellence at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula.
The information provided in this class will serve as a valuable resource in helping you understand what is involved with this type of surgery, explaining your hospital stay and rehabilitation and answering any questions that you may have. You will also receive materials that will provide a source of information and guidelines for the hospital and at home.
Topics to be discussed:
- Preparation for Surgery
- Day of Surgery
- Your initial recovery after surgery
- Pain management
- Recovery and Rehabilitation
- Preparation for discharge
Valet service is available for any patient or visitor that requests assistance. You can locate an attendant at the Cancer Center driveway for this class.