A live preoperative class for patients and their loved one(s) before heart surgery to join the University of Ottawa Heart Institute health care team to discuss any questions they may have while awaiting heart surgery. This class is directed to those who have seen their surgeon and are awaiting their heart surgery.
Upon completion of the session, participants should be able to:
- Identify what to do and who to contact if they have new or worsening symptoms before their surgery.
- Understand the interventions that can help them heal after heart surgery, including good nutrition, sternal precautions if applies, and glucose management.
- Discuss the physical process before and after heart surgery.
This class is organized through Microsoft Teams. Please click the join button below to connect.
Note: If you are unable to access the class via the URL provided, you may join the session via telephone. Dial 1-613-696-7010, enter the access code 701-013-122, then press pound (#) at the start time indicated.
Attention: The presenters ask participating patients and families not to include identifying information when joining this webinar. Do not use your full name. Disable your camera and microphone during the class. Do not use the chat function unless you are comfortable asking questions to the group.
Please dial 613-696-7000 ext. 0 and ask to speak to the surgical nursing coordinator.