Kathleen Webster, RN, BSN, ONC
Once you’ve made the decision to have orthopedic surgery, you want someone there to ensure you receive the best possible care as well as quality information. This is Kathleen Webster’s role. Kathleen is an RN, BSN, ONC and the Orthopedic Nurse Navigator at San Antonio Regional Hospital. As someone who can help facilitate streamlined care, she’ll also provide access to vital information and resources regarding your treatment and recovery. You’ll meet her first when she contacts you to schedule your pre-op education class. She’ll follow you through admitting, be with you on the day of surgery, and through rehabilitation – communicating with your physicians daily. She’ll also help you through the discharge process, making sure you understand your instructions, that you have all your equipment, medications, and treatments arranged, when to follow-up with your surgeon, and even check on you after you go home.
Our Total Joint Replacement pre-op class taught by our Orthopedic Nurse Navigator, as well as a Physical Therapist, explains what to expect before, during and after surgery, and answers any questions you may have.
You’ll also learn about:
• Pre-op exercises
• Pain management
• Physical therapy
• Precautions and limitations following surgery
If you’re having Total Joint Replacement, plan to take this class 2 – 4 weeks before surgery.
It’s offered on the first and third Tuesday of each month, from 10 am to 12 pm in the West Wing 1 Conference Room at San Antonio Regional Hospital.
999 San Bernardino Rd.
Upland, CA 91786
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