Patient Access Center

The Patient Access Center provides laboratory testing, EKG and patient assessment for same day surgical patients. Assessments include: history and physical, nursing assessment, anesthesia interview and assessment, evaluation of test results and reporting of abnormal findings. Patient education is provided to ensure understanding of procedure, explanation of admission and procedural process and discharge instructions.

Specialty

Provides for pre-admission testing, day of procedure admission and day of procedure discharge for patients scheduled for elective surgical procedures

Capacity

10 patient rooms and 3 interview/assessment rooms

Staff

Registered nurses, registered nurse first assistants, physician assistants, nursing assistants, surgical controllers

Care Focus

Modified primary care

Patient Type

Newborns to adult

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