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Orthopedic Surgery Support & Education

Joint Replacement Surgery Classes

Once you have made the decision to have surgery, you will need to complete the checklist for "Preparing tor Joint Replacement Surgery;" CLICK HERE to view the checklist.

Pre-Operative Joint Replacement Education (for hip, knee or shoulder surgery) is required prior to surgery. Topics in this education class include pain after surgery, what to expect during your stay, your goals after surgery and finally, your discharge plan. We offer the following options for the class: 

  1. Pre-recorded Class Video
    Materials can be printed here to follow along with the video. Once you complete the online course registration link, you will sent to a page to watch the video and be confirmed for participation. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 941-917-4047.
  2. Mondays, 9am (virtual class online)
    Join an Orthopedics Pre-Op Education specialist for this pre-op education class via an interactive, video-conferencing platform. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 941-917-4047.
  3. Wednesdays, 9am (virtual class online)
    Join an Orthopedics Pre-Op Education specialist for this pre-op education class via an interactive, video-conferencing platform. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 941-917-4047.

Call 941-917-7963 for questions and further class information. Classes are not held on major holidays. 

Patients and caregivers are also encouraged to check out the discharge video below.

Spine Surgery Pre-Op Class

spine surgery class

We encourage all spine surgery patients to attend a Spine Surgery Pre-operative Education Class. Now offered virtually, the interactive, online class teaches participants what to expect before, during and after spine surgery for the neck (cervical) and back (thoracic/lumbar). With this knowledge, you are better able to participate in your care plan. 

Join our education specialist via video-conference for the 1.5-hour class; class times/dates vary.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER for the class date/time that best fits your schedule, or call 941-917-7668 for more information.

Orthopedic Surgery Discharge Class

Orthopedic surgery patients and their caregivers are encouraged to watch this video with important discharge information. (Watching it does not fulfill the Pre-Op Class Requirement.)