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Pre-Op Resources and Handouts

Thank you for choosing Hoag Orthopedic Institute for your surgical needs. Our world class orthopedic surgeons and specialized orthopedic staff are trained to support you on your path to Get Back to You, including preparing you for surgery.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our in-person classes are being transitioned to online support classes to best prepare you for surgery.

Choose Your Specific Surgery Below

The following resources are developed to help prepare you for your upcoming surgery at Hoag Orthopedic Institute. Please select your specific surgery from the links below and be sure to review the link titled, "Important Resources for ALL Patients."


Enhanced Recovery Program (ERP) Class Resources & Handouts

Online Enhanced Recovery Program (ERP) Class

The Enhanced Recovery Program class will provide the patient with a comprehensive screening, education and recovery program to promote a healthy lifestyle prior to surgery. The focus will be on nutrition, functional mobility and pain control. You will be expected to participate in this class for education on use of an assistive device and basic mobility including car transfers and stair training.

ERP Pre-Op Handouts

ERP Pre-Op Education Video

HOI Enhanced Recovery Program (ERP) Pre-Op Education Video

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Pre-Op Hip & Knee Class Resources & Handouts

Pre-Op Hip & Knee Class

This pre-op education class is for patients scheduled for or who are having hip or knee replacement surgery. Classes are for patients and their caregivers.

Pre-Op Hip & Knee Handouts

Additional Resources for Pre-Op Hip & Knee Class

Pre-Op Hip and Knee Education Video

Pre-Op Hip and Knee Patient Education Video

View Zoom Class Details

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Spine Surgery Pre-Op Class Resources & Handouts

Spine Surgery Pre-Op Class

The purpose of the Pre-Op Spine Class is to prepare the patient for hospitalization. The video and handouts include preparations for home, personal daily goals during your hospital stay, the role for physical therapy intervention and answer any questions or concerns.

Spine Surgery Orientation Class Handouts

Additional Resources for Pre-Op Spine Class

Spine Surgery Orientation Pre-Op Video

Spine Surgery Orientation Pre-Op Video

Getting Around After Spine Surgery Video

Getting Around After Spine Surgery

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Total Shoulder Replacement & Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement Class Resources & Handouts

Total Shoulder Replacement & Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement Class

This is a pre-op education class for patients scheduled for or who are planning to have total shoulder replacement surgery, reverse total shoulder replacement surgery, or rotator cuff repair surgery at Hoag Orthopedic Institute. Classes are for patients and caregivers.

Total Shoulder Replacement Surgery Pre-Op Handouts

Total Shoulder Replacement Surgery Pre-Op Education Video

Total Shoulder Replacement Pre-Op Education Video

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Important Resources for All Pre-Op Patients