Total Joint Replacement Classes
Join us and find out what to expect from your Total Joint Replacement experience at Northern Dutchess Hospital. This session will provide the information needed for a smooth hospital stay and recovery.
Classes are held the Second and Fourth Thursday of every month from 2:00 to 3:30pm in the Lower Level Cafeteria Conference Room at Northern Dutchess Hospital. Parking is in the main lot. Class registration is managed by the Pre-Surgical Scheduling Department, (845) 871-3201.
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Caregiver Support for TJR Patients - The Bone and Joint Center at Northern Dutchess Hospital is pleased to offer a new information session for caregivers and loved ones of patients undergoing total joint replacement surgery. It will be held Wednesday afternoons in the Medical/Surgical family waiting room from 12:30 to 1:30pm. Topics will include pain management, new medications and side effects, activity levels, home preparations and discharge options. The session completes the circle of care given at the award-winning center, which also offers a pre-operative class for patients to answer all of their questions.
Nutrition Classes - New education program offered for patients scheduled and on the path to total joint replacement surgery. Sessions run for five weeks and the cost is $20. The educational sessions are held in a group setting. The program is led by Roufia Payman, CDN and includes information about nutrition, emotional eating, healthy recipes and small lifestyle changes that can create a big impact before and after surgery. For more information call (845) 871-3600.
For more information, please call Lori Armstrong, RN, ONC, Bone and Joint Coordinator at (845) 871-4101.