The Heart Institute Short Stay Unit provides same-day pre- and post-op surgery services. This dedicated unit is designed to meet the specific needs of all cardiovascular outpatients entering our facilities. ACLS-certified registered nurses and support staff have demonstrated competency in the care of cardiovascular patients and are trained to help patients and their families navigate their own continuum of care, including:
Preparing patients with information and education prior to and following procedures allows patients to:
The Heart Institute Short Stay Unit is one of many innovations patients will find at The Heart Institute at Saint Joseph Hospital. Our team does what is necessary to restore patients to optimal health, and to provide the information and advice needed to maintain a healthy lifestyle.