Joint Works Patient Education Class

Joint Works Patient Education Class

To register online, click here for the Frederick Memorial Hospital location and here for the FMH Crestwood location.

Preparing for Joint Replacement

Pre-surgical education helps you and your family understand the process of joint replacement, from surgery to recovery and rehabilitation. Patients are required to attend a three-hour pre-surgical patient education class before surgery.

Receiving this education before surgery helps to support the best possible outcome for your joint replacement surgery.

To see the latest schedules, click here for the Frederick Memorial Hospital location and here for the FMH Crestwood location.

Preparing for Class

  • Register online by clicking here for the Frederick Memorial Hospital location and here for the FMH Crestwood location.
  • Interpreting Services are provided at no additional cost to you. Please select this option during the online registration process.
  • Note the location of your class during registration.
  • Give yourself extra time to park and get to your class location before the start time.
  • Directions to the class location will be included on your reservation form.

What to Bring

  • Bring your Guide to Surgery folder and any other surgery specific information provided by your surgeon’s office. If you do not have your folder at this time, one will be provided during the class.
  • A snack and/or beverage.
  • A family member or friend to help you remember all the details.

Questions?

Please contact Angela Michael, Orthopedic Program Coordinator, 240-566-3785 or amichael@fmh.org if you have any questions or if you would need to reschedule your class.

Weather-Related Cancellation Notice
In the event of inclement weather, you will receive email notification if your class needs to be rescheduled. Announcements will also be made on our website and local radio station 106.9.