The FLEX Program at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center features certified orthopedic nurses who are specially trained to care for patients with joint and spine conditions, and work hand-in-hand with our physicians and rehabilitation team. We also provide pre- and post-operative education for you and your loved ones so that you can return to your daily activities as quickly as possible.
What is our FLEX Program
- Board certified and fellowship trained orthopedic surgeons
- Orthopedic physicians assistants
- Pre-operative Education Class led by our FLEX program team
- Orthopedic-trained physical and occupational therapists dedicated to the FLEX Program
- Licensed and certified specialists in our Inpatient Rehabilitation Program – the only inpatient rehabilitation facility in Southern Nevada to be accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehab Facilities CARF
In addition to the skill and expertise of our team, our unit features:
- Private rooms overlooking the Las Vegas Strip and nearby mountain ranges
- Orthopedic recliners and hand-held showers
- Open visiting hours for your convenience
- Wi-Fi connectivity
- Flat screen TV's
- A music channel for meditation and relaxation
Our Multidisciplinary Team
The FLEX Program at Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center features a dedicated Orthopedic and Spine Program Coordinator. Many of our Orthopedic Nurses are certified by the Orthopedic Nurses Certification Board. This Certified Orthopedic Nurse acts as a navigator throughout your journey with us, answering any questions that you and your loved ones may have along the way.
Our multidisciplinary team also includes Southern Nevada's only accredited rehabilitation unit. The Rehabilitation Unit at Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). We offer a comprehensive rehabilitation program complete with physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, recreational therapists, and acute-care therapists with specialized training to care for joint and spine patients. The Rehabilitation Unit at Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center is conveniently located on the same floor as The FLEX Program, offering our patients a complete continuum of care.
A Certified Orthopedic Nurse is required to complete more than one hundred hours of continuing education to maintain certification and provide the best possible care for this unique patient population. Certification shows that these nurses are committed to life-long learning and a high-level of knowledge that contributes to excellent patient care and safety.
In addition to our Certified Orthopedic Nurses, we offer Southern Nevada's only Certified Pain Management Nurse. This specialized nurse enables our team to proactively address your pain needs prior to your arrival on the day of your surgery. Our physicians are highly engaged in the FLEX Program, and participate in both the pre- and post-operative education process.
A Higher Level of Care
At Sunrise, we are dedicated to helping you achieve your goals and get you back to your daily routine as quickly as possible. Education for you and your loved ones is a key component to your recovery. Your family members and friends will act as coaches during your recovery process. We take the necessary time to inform your loved ones on how to best care for you once you leave the hospital. We believe that this level of education is essential to the healing process.
Patient safety is our number one priority at Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center. From a diligent falls prevention program to technology that ensures the right dose of medication to the right patient every time, we are constantly keeping your safety at the forefront of everything we do. Our Wound Care Team has developed nationally-recognized resources for the treatment of wounds, which are now being used in hospitals across the country. Keeping you safe while under our care is one of the best ways that we can help get you back to your life.