Provides supportive teaching for surgical patients who are having surgery at the Misericordia Community Hospital.
The Pre-Surgical Screening Clinic (PAC) talks with patients about:
- getting ready for surgery
- what to expect after surgery
- how to care for themselves after discharge
May also provide patient handouts or a video.
Discusses the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery program and how the patient is a partner in their surgical experience.
Discusses Modern Fasting Guidelines.