The Nebraska Medical Center has several videos available for you to view before coming to the hospital for surgery. We invite you watch these videos in an effort to become familiar with our procedures.
- Your Surgery
The Your Surgery video is designed as an interactive tutorial to guide you through the process of arriving at The Nebraska Medical Center, parking and checking into the proper location. Our team will also share with you what you can expect to experience during the pre-operative (or pre-op) process.
Videos available in this series
- Your Surgery
A welcome to The Nebraska Medical Center and option to select either information for Clarkson Tower or University Tower depending upon where your surgeon has scheduled your surgery.
- Your Surgery, Clarkson Tower
A reference to the cross streets of Clarkson Tower as well as land marks, where to park and the appropriate access desk where you will check in for your surgery.
- Your Surgery, University Tower
A reference to the cross streets of University Tower as well as land marks, where to park and the appropriate access desk where you will check in for your surgery
- Your Surgery, Pre-operative
Pre-operative nurse Sue walks you through what happens after you check in and before your surgery begins. Information includes what happens to your belongings, description of some of the equipment used, the staff you will meet with and various questions you may be asked.
- Using an Incentive Spirometer
This video explains to you what the device is and how to use it correctly.
- Using Crutches Properly
This video is applicable if you know you will be using crutches after your surgery.
- 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