Preoperative Spine Surgery Education

This class is intended for patients who are planning to have spine surgery at The Medical Center of Aurora. This class is free of charge and prepares patients for their surgery and recovery by covering the following topics:

  • Anatomy
  • Precautions and limitations after surgery
  • Postoperative nursing care
  • Pain management
  • Occupational/physical therapy
  • Equipment needs
  • Home safety and what to expect when you go home
  • Discharge needs

This free class is held at The Medical Center of Aurora, located at 1501 South Potomac Street, every Thursday from 10:00am to 12:00pm in Meeting Room 1. 

We recommend patients take this class at least two weeks prior to surgery. You are encouraged to bring family members and/or caregivers who will be involved in your care after surgery.

To register, call (303) 873-0630 or

Register Online