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Total Joint Replacement Class
- Hip & Knee Only

Are you already scheduled for a knee or hip replacement? Being prepared is the first step toward a successful surgical outcome, so be sure to attend our in-depth Total Joint Replacement Class. It's best to take this class four to six weeks prior to your surgery. Please bring a family member or friend who will be involved in your recovery.

Our Instructors

Laura Pedersen, RN Case Management Kathy Miller, Senior Physical Therapist Joseph Foronda, RN
Pre-operative Screening
Niama Roland, RN BSN CPAN, Total Joint Coordinator

Address & Directions

Classes are held at the Virginia Hospital Center Urgent Care (Carlin Springs Health Pavilion) at 601 S. Carlin Springs Road, Arlington, VA 22204.

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Directions from Virginia Hospital Center
to the Virginia Hospital Center Urgent Care

Go South on N. George Mason Drive. Take the Carlin Springs Rd. South ramp. Yield onto N. Carlin Springs Road. Turn left at 6th Road S. in to the Carlin Springs Health Pavilion (opposite the Manor Care facility). Go straight to the end of the road toward the Virginia Hospital Center Urgent Care. Turn left into the parking lot and park toward the back end of the lot just across the Virginia Hospital Center Urgent Care entrance. Parking is free. Enter the building at the main entrance to the Virginia Hospital Center Urgent Care. Then make an immediate right. Go through the automatic double doors and turn right into the classroom.

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Schedule & Contacts
  • 1st & 3rd Wednesday of every month, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm.
  • To register, call Total Joint Patient line at 703.558.6621
    or click here.
  • Preoperative Exercises
Online ClassNEW!

To register for Total Joint Replacement online class, e-mail tjr@virginiahospitalcenter.com and provide:
  • your name
  • e-mail address
  • date of surgery
You will receive log on instructions within three business days.

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