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Knee and Hip Total Joint Replacement Pre-Op Class (Cottonwood)

Knee and Hip Total Joint Replacement Pre-Op Class (Cottonwood)

This informative, interactive and wellness-based class is mandatory prior to having your total joint replacement surgery at Verde Valley Medical Center. When you and your orthopedic surgeon decide on joint replacement surgery, the orthopedic office will schedule your joint replacement pre-op class two to three weeks before surgery. You will then receive a Patient Guide Book.

Please note: this event is by invitation only.

We strongly encourage you to bring a friend or family member who will be your “coach” during the recovery process. Please review your Patient Guide Book prior to coming. You will meet your Joint Replacement Nurse Navigator who will follow you throughout your journey and ensure seamless care.

The class provides an opportunity to ask questions about the surgery, and covers the following topics:

  • How to prepare for surgery and tips to be successful.
  • An overview of the hospital and recovery experience.

Dates and Times

The Knee and Hip Total Joint Replacement Pre-Op Class meets every Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. See a list of event dates to the right.


Please meet in Conference Room C at Verde Valley Medical Center. 


If you would like to attend one of our joint replacement classes, please contact our orthopedic clinic at 928-649-7960 to set up an evaluation. You may also click on the following links to meet our Orthopedic Surgeons:

If you would like to ask a question related to the Total Joint Replacement Pre-Op Class, you may contact the Joint Replacement Nurse Navigator at 928-639-6297