Total Joint Replacement Education Program (TJREP)
Total Joint Replacement Education Program (TJREP) is a class CVPH offers free of charge prior to the date of surgery. Once the patient has a scheduled day for surgery, he or she will receive an invitation in the mail for this class. The class is held at CVPH twice a month and lasts for about an hour. During this class, patients and their coach learn about what to expect during and after surgery. Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Nursing and Case Management are all represented to educate the patient on matters related to rehab after surgery, pain control, day to day activities while in the hospital, as well as what options exists for continued care and rehab after leaving the hospital. We will also demonstrate some of the equipment used in your rehab.
Classes are held in the R6 solarium and begin at 1 p.m. When registering, please include the following information your email:
•Date of surgery
Should you have questions about the class or your registration, please call us at 562-7506.
Patient Education Materials
For patients staying in the Joint Camp, there is a daily newsletters outlining what to expect that day and educating patient on how to achieve the best outcome that day.
For examples of these newsletters:
Total Hip Replacement
Total Knee Replacement