Admission Outpatient Surgery Policy #
Patients will be admitted to the facility via established procedure in the
2.1 The purpose of the facility is to provide efficient and professional care
to all patients and family members.
2.1.1 A quiet, supportive atmosphere will be maintained.
2.1.2 Family members or significant others may remain with the patient
while in the unit (both pre and post-operatively, whenever
2.1.3 The unit is to be kept organized and free of clutter at all
2.2 Care of the Patient Belongings:
2.2.1 Policy and Procedure pre-operative nursing care.
2.2.2 Upon discharge of the patient, return all belonging and document
to this effect in the patient’s record.
3.1 Preadmission phone call.
3.1.1 After the patient has been scheduled for surgery, a nurse will
contact the patient via the phone 1 day prior to the
3.2 The scheduling physician’s office will send over the pre-operative
3.2.1 History and Physical.
3.2.2 Pre-operative orders.