Total joint replacement of the knee, hip, shoulder, or elbow is a major undertaking for any patient. Capital Regional Medical Center offers vital education, trained medical staff, and ongoing physical therapy to support the patient throughout recovery. Our orthopedic surgeons are the best in their field. Coupled with our modern operating rooms, patients receive the area's best orthopedic treatment. For patients having hip replacement surgery, our Hana Table allows a less invasive, anterior approach. A less invasive procedure allows patients to bend their hips more quickly after surgery, ensuring a more rapid return to normal function. Capital Regional Medical Center is also certified by the Joint Commission for Orthopedic Hip and Knee Joint Replacement.
Joint Commission – Orthopedic Hip and Knee Joint Replacement Certified
Hip and Knee Orthopedic joint replacement programs are certified by the Joint Commission under the standards for Disease-Specific Care programs. The standards are not specific to joint replacement, but are a general framework for a well-run disease-management program. Certification requirements for joint replacement programs address compliance with consensus-based national standards, effective and consistent use of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for appropriate patients, and analysis of clinical performance measures specific to the patient population.
Total Joint Replacement Education
Capital Regional Medical Center believes in the importance of patient education. We are pleased to provide a free joint replacement education class for patients who are scheduled for total joint replacement surgery.
Total Joint Replacement Patient Education classes will:
- Provide perspectives from case management, nursing and physical therapists
- Prepare you to fully participate in your recovery
- Give you valuable information about your surgery
- Help you understand what to expect following surgery
- Discuss needed equipment
- Allow you the opportunity to ask questions
Classes are offered in one-hour sessions every other Tuesday, 11:00am - 12:00pm, in the first floor classroom at Capital Regional Medical Center. Free valet parking is available for your convenience. To register call (850) 325-5269.
Online Joint Replacement Class
At CRMC, our goal is to deliver exceptional care to our patients. With this in mind we have developed an online class to prepare our patients for their orthopedic surgery.
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