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Pre-Operatitve Joint Replacement Education Class

UF Health Flagler Hospital provides a free pre-operative education class to help you prepare for your Hip and Knee replacement surgery.

The class is offered Monday and Wednesday from 10:00 - 11:00 am.

The class covers:

  • How to prepare for surgery
  • What to expect during your hospital stay
  • Recognizing and preventing complications
  • Question/answer session

This class is taught by members of the hospital's orthopedic team. It is recommended that you bring a friend or family member if possible and that you attend 3-4 weeks prior to your anticipated surgery date. Research shows that patients who attend class and actively participate in their recovery experience the most positive results.

Call 904.819.4551 to let us know which session you will be attending. Please leave a message, if there is no answer, please email:

Due to limited space, we must confirm a date and time for you to attend class. Please, no walk-ins.

Park in Parking Lot A for the class. Class is held in the 8th Floor lobby classroom of UF Health Flagler Hospital. Take the elevator in the main lobby to the 8th Floor. The classroom is ahead and to the left when you get off of the elevators.