Classes and Events
Orthopedic Recognition and Excellence Awards
This event is designed for Sharp HealthCare employees, physicians and other community members who provide care for orthopedic patients undergoing total joint replacements.
The evening includes an overview of the history of total joint replacement surgery, presentation of the orthopedic program excellence awards and acknowledgement of the 2018 orthopedic Guardian Angel recipients. Dr. Richard Coutts, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and Sharp's medical director of orthopedics, will also be honored for his more than 40 years of service.
After attending this event, you will be able to:
- Understand and verbalize the history of Sharp's Total Joint Replacement Program
- Provide patients with tips and strategies for making their home safe before and after joint surgery
- Teach patients how to exit a vehicle safely after joint replacement surgery