Learn more about the departments at East Morgan County Hospital that will be part of your surgical procedure:
- Pre-op Holding: Patients will be escorted to this area after reporting to admitting.
- Operating Room: Patients will be taken to the operating room when it is time. State-of-the-art equipment is used to ensure the safety of every patient.
- Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU): Patients recover in this area. All caregivers are trained in adult and pediatric advanced life support, as well as cardio-pulmonary resuscitation. Nursing personnel work in collaboration with physicians and other health care providers to ensure a successful recovery period and safe transfer to an inpatient unit.
- Sterile Processing Department (SPD): The sterile processing department is a little-known hospital area. Our sterilization professionals are dedicated to ensuring that all of the instruments, equipment and supplies used in the operating room are completely germ-free and sterile for all surgeries performed.