The orthopedic nurse care manager/navigator provides total joint patients with the support needed from the moment they enter our door at Cheyenne Regional through post operation care 90 days. The care manager/navigator assists patients to navigate seamlessly through the continuum of care by assisting the patient with their individualized care plan, to include a comprehensive education, the coordination of care through the different levels of care and a thorough discharge plan. The care manager/navigator follows each patient from our Joint Education class to their first day of surgery through 90 days post discharge. She assures each patient is achieving their key milestones during their recovery process and assures they have the equipment and medications needed to ensure the best recovery at home.