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Total Joint Class

Total Joint Pre-op Class

This class is intended for patients who are planning to have a hip or knee replacement surgery at The Medical Center of Aurora. The Total Joint Class prepares patients for surgery by covering the following topics:

  • Preoperative exercises
  • Pain management
  • Postoperative nursing care
  • Equipment needs
  • Occupational/physical therapy
  • Precautions and limitations after surgery
  • Networking with other total joint recipients
  • Availability of educational videos
  • Home safety and what to expect when you go home
  • Discharge needs

We recommend patients take this class at least two weeks prior to their surgery. Patients are encouraged to bring a family member or another support person to class.

To enroll, please call (800) 260-3077. or

Register Online


1400 S. Potomac Street
Suite 250
Aurora, CO 80012