Step 1: Try to get out of the bed on the same side as your operated leg.
Step 2: Prop yourself up on your elbows and hands to get into a long sitting position (with legs in front).
Step 3: Move to the edge of the bed with the help of your non-operated leg and arms. Do not twist or cross your operated leg over your non-operated leg.
Step 4: Swivel and sit on the edge of the bed, while keeping your operated leg straight.
Step 5: Sit with your feet on the floor.