Bone and Joint Institute – Patient Education and Resources

In support of our community service mission, Penn State Bone and Joint Institute offers patient education and resources.

Make an appointment

To schedule an appointment, call us at 717-531-5638

Speaking engagements

We’re happy to speak to groups of healthcare providers, students, and members of the community. For topics and availability, please call 717-531-4838.


We offer educational classes to prepare our patients for their pre-operative, hospital, and rehabilitation experiences.

For more information please contact:

  • Foot and Ankle education classes: Janice Moyer, RN, BSN, ONC, at 717-531-0003, extension 283053.
  • Joint Replacement education classes: Rebecca Sheriff, CRRN, BS, at 717-531-0003, extension 289224
  • Shoulder and Elbow education classes: Connie Ross, MHA, RN, at 717-531-0003, extension 320033.

Joint replacement education

Visit our Joint Replacement Education website to learn detailed information about hip or knee replacement surgery. The website contains a wealth of information for patients and their families at every stage of the joint replacement process. From things to consider before you decide to have surgery, to recommended joint strengthening exercise videos, to hospital stay information and what to expect in recovery, you’ll find it on the Joint Replacement Patient Education website.

Health library

Get in-depth information on the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and care of conditions that affect bones and joints.

Contact info

Bone and Joint Institute
30 Hope Drive
Entrance B, Suite 2400
Hershey, PA 17033