This class provides important information on how to care for people recovering from knee, hip or shoulder replacement surgery. Patients and caregivers learn what to expect before, during and after the procedure.

Classes are designed to address:

  • Safety precautions
  • Nutrition
  • Equipment needs
  • Transfer techniques (from tub and toilet)
  • Weight-bearing ability
  • Gait training with use of assisted devices (canes, walkers, reachers)
  • Exercise
  • Stair training
  • Fall prevention
  • Ensuring a safe home environment
  • Potential postoperative complications
  • Discharge planning
  • Pain management

Class Details

Dates: Every Wednesday
Time: 12 - 1 pm
Location: Manatee Memorial Hospital Outpatient Services
250 Second Street East
Bradenton, FL 34208

To Register: Please call Lindsay Grove, RN, BSN, at 941-745-7417 to register for the Preoperative Class before your surgery.

Event Dates:
Wednesday, February 28, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 6, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 20, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 27, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 3, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 10, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 17, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 24, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 1, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 8, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 15, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 22, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 29, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, June 5, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, June 12, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, June 19, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, June 26, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 3, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 10, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 17, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 24, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 31, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 7, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 14, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 21, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 28, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 4, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 11, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 18, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.