Frequently
Asked Questions
Should I bring anyone with me to my appointments?

Yes, we encourage your family to be involved in your preparation and ask that you bring a family member to your appointment for our pre-operative education class and pre-testing.

What does the orientation program involve?
During our orientation program, the orthopedic nursing staff will review the following:
  • Getting ready for surgery
  • What to bring to the hospital
  • Types and uses of different post-operative equipment
  • Pain management
  • Physical therapy activities
  • Daily goals during your post-operative recovery
  • Prevention of blood clots
  • Fall Prevention Program
  • Leaving the hospital
  • Resources available to you
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