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Karen, Tina, Rich and Cooky show appreciation for all of the wonderful people who make a difference at the Lowell General Hospital Center for Weight Management.

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Don, Roberta, Jodie and Ricardo know that hard work can lead to great results when utilizing the tools offered by the Lowell General Hospital Center for Weight Management.

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Kaitlin, Art, Johanna and Brenda express gratitude to the Lowell General Hospital Center for Weight Management for changing their lives and helping them make healthy lifestyle changes.

Joint Replacement Education Class

Are you having your hip or knee replaced?

Lowell General Hospital would like to invite you and your support person to our Joint Replacement Education Class. This monthly education class is presented by staff at Lowell General Hospital including post operative nurses, physical therapists, and nurse case managers. In this class, you and your support person will learn about:

  • What to do before your surgery, including information on pre-screening appointments
  • The day of your surgery such as where you will go and what family and visitors should do while you are in surgery
  • Step-by-step explanation of what happens from when you are in the holding room through the post anesthesia care unit (PACU)
  • What happens during your recovery including hand hygiene, pain management, breathing, circulation, and sequential boots
  • How to prevent falls
  • Inpatient rehabilitation incorporating both physical and occupational therapy and precautions you will need to take
  • Planning tools for case management and discharge planning, in particular providing information on understanding the difference between inpatient rehabilitation and home care with a visiting nurse and knowing which the best fit is for you! 

Class meets monthly on Mondays from 4:00-5:00pm in Clark Auditorium at Lowell General Hospital's Main Campus

  • November 2nd, 2015
  • December 7th, 2015
  • January 4th, 2016
  • February 1st, 2016
  • March 7th, 2016
  • April 4th, 2016
  • May 2nd, 2016
  • June 6th, 2016

Class meets weekly on Mondays from 11:00am-12:00pm in the Meehan Room at Lowell General Hospital's Main Campus

  • January 4th, 11th, 25th (*No class January 18th - Martin Luther King Day)
  • February 1st, 8th, 22nd, 29th (*No class February 15th - Presidents Day)
  • March 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th
  • April 4th, 11th, 25th (*No class April 18th - Patriots Day)
  • May 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd
  • June 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th

 

To register for any of the following classes, please call 978-942-2253.

 

Public Fee: FREE
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