Joint Replacement Preoperative Class
This class, taken before your surgery, is designed to prepare you and your family/caregivers for surgery and what to expect after surgery, including:
- How to prepare your home
- Equipment you may need
- Postoperative care
- Rehabilitation needs
- Pain control
- Discharge destination
- Pre-admit testing
- Tour of Memorial Hermann Sugar Land
Registration: A representative of Memorial Hermann Sugar Land First Step will call you once your surgery is scheduled.
Where to go for the class: 1st floor conference rooms in the main hospital tower.
Class Day/Time: Classes will be held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month.
What/whom to bring: Please have your significant other or caregiver join you for the class. Bring a list of past surgeries and current medication as well as your Joint Replacement Patient Guide, which your orthopedic surgeon should have provided you.
A Nurse Navigator is available to assist patients throughout the process, from pre-admission education to discharge planning and follow-up.