Ambulatory Surgery Center
The Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) is currently located on the 6th floor. The unit supports 22 plus clinics. The patients are seen by a registered nurse for the nursing assessment and the patients and their family are given pre-op instructions. Anesthesia visits are performed on patients in the ASC.
The Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) supports pediatric patients needing sedation for radiological and neurological studies. The center provides pre-procedure care and post-procedure recovery nursing care for children and their parent(s). Bronchoscopies are performed in the bronchoscopy room where it is furnished with state-of-the-art equipment. We recover patients who have had EGDs and colonoscopies. Patients may stay in the ASC for 23 hours and 59 minutes for nursing care. Patients needing angiography procedures are monitored in the angio suite by an ASC nurse, and are recovered in the ASC. Pre and post cardiac catheterization patients are cared for on 6 East.