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Your Surgery

Thank you for choosing The Nebraska Medical Center. We look forward to providing you with a positive surgical experience.

The information in this section of our website is a step-by-step guide to help you prepare for your surgery. Each section relates to a different time frame and breaks the entire process down into manageable tasks.

By understanding the procedure, you will be more at ease and able to play an active role in your recovery. We encourage you to ask questions about anything at any time.

Educational Videos

The Nebraska Medical Center has several videos available for you to view before coming to the hospital for surgery. In an effort to become familiar with our procedures, we invite you to watch the videos below or visit our educational videos page.

Your Surgery - an Interactive Guide

Checking in for Surgery

This interactive video on our YouTube Channel will show you our campus, parking, check-in procedure and operating room staff.

Using an Incentive Spirometer

This video explains to you what the device is and how to use it correctly.

Using Crutches Properly

Using Crutches Properly

This video is applicable if you know you will be using crutches after your surgery.

 
Video of living at home with a inserted central venous catheter (PICC)

View videos about Living at Home with a Central Line Catheter

The purpose of these videos is to inform patients and their families about their central line in order to keep the line free from complications