Joint Works Pre-Surgical Education at Frederick Health
At this time, The Joint Works Program Pre-Surgical Education offers a variety
of different learning styles to best meet the needs and preferences of
our patients and their support team!
Please note that you may opt to complete your required patient education
one of 3 ways (click on the option below that best fits your needs):
Request Print Mail Copy
Request Email Copy
Attend Virtual Session
if you would prefer a print version of the class for home review, please
contact the Joint Works Program Coordinator at 240-566-3785 or
firstname.lastname@example.org. When contacting please be prepared to provide your name, surgeon, type
of surgery, date of surgery, and home address or email address for the
class information to be provided. Interpreting Services are provided at
no additional cost to you. Please contact the Joint Works Program Coordinator
if you would like to setup Interpreting Services for your training at
Preparing for Joint Replacement
Pre-surgical education helps you and your family understand the process
of joint replacement, from surgery to recovery and rehabilitation. Patients
are required to attend a three-hour pre-surgical patient education class
before surgery. Receiving this education before surgery helps to support
the best possible outcome for your joint replacement surgery.
To prepare for your surgery, it's important to review all materials
with your support team:
- Guide to Surgery Folder at Frederick Health
- The Joint Works Program Pre-Surgery Education Materials
- Surgery Materials Provided by Your Surgeon’s Team
- Any Questions about your Planned Surgery
Please contact Angela Michael, Orthopedic Program Coordinator, 240-566-3785 or
email@example.com if you have any questions or if you would need to reschedule your class.
In addtion, let us know if you should require an intrepreter. Interpreting
services is available at no cost to you.