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Joint Replacement Class

Learn What to Expect After Surgery and
How to Prepare for Your Return Home

Now that you will be undergoing total knee or hip replacement surgery, we encourage you to attend a class that will provide the information you need beforehand.

Led by a registered nurse and physical therapist, this class will focus on daily living activities, exercise, pain control and prevention of blood clots. In addition, you will learn what to expect after surgery and how to prepare for your return home.

Schedule (PDF)

Aug.  Monday
8/04/14
11:00 am to
1:00 pm
Tuesday
8/12/14
4:30 pm to
6:30 pm
Wednesday
8/20/14
11:00 am to
1:00 pm
Thursday
8/28/14
4:30 pm to
6:30 pm
Sept. Wednesday
9/03/14
11:00 am to
1:00 pm
Tuesday
9/09/14
4:30 pm to
6:30 pm
Monday
9/15/14
11:00 am to
1:00 pm
Thursday
9/25/14
4:30 pm to
6:30 pm
Oct. Monday
10/06/14
11:00 am to
1:00 pm
Tuesday
10/14/14
4:30 pm to
6:30 pm
Wednesday
10/22/14
11:00 am to
1:00 pm
Thursday
10/30/14
4:30 pm to
6:30 pm
Nov. Monday
11/03/14
11:00 am to
1:00 pm
Thursday
11/13/14
4:30 pm to
6:30 pm
Wednesday
11/19/14
11:00 am to
1:00 pm
Tuesday
11/25/14
4:30 pm to
6:30 pm
Dec. Monday
12/01/14
11:00 am to
1:00 pm
Thursday
12/11/14
4:30 pm to 
6:30 pm
Wednesday
12/17/14
11:00 am to
1:00 pm
Tuesday
12/30/14
4:30 pm to
6:30 pm

[Printable schedule]

Location

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Feldberg/Reisman Complex
(East Campus)
Reisman Building
The Solarium, 12th Floor
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

Parking

Turn onto the Main Campus/East Campus driveway from Brookline Avenue where the sign reads, "East Campus Main Entrance," to garage.



Registration

  • Contact Ann Marie Darcy at adarcy@bidmc.harvard.edu or 617-667-8093 to schedule the class of your choice.
  • Family members and friends are welcome to attend class with you.

Directions

  • To Reisman Building
  • To the Solarium from Reisman Lobby
    • Take main elevator in the lobby of the Reisman to the 12th Floor.
    • Take a left out of the elevator and follow the long corridor to the end.
    • The Solarium is located at the end of this corridor.
    • Please note that this is not the same building as the Shapiro Building, where the orthopedic clinic is located. The Main Building is on the same campus and connected to the Shapiro Building.

Printable Schedule

Download a printable version of the schedule »

Contact Information

Joint Replacement and Reconstruction
Carl J. Shapiro Department of Orthopaedics
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
617-667-3940

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