American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

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The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Surgical Patient Education Program creates and evaluates surgical patient education resources that support all members of the surgical team—including patients. The program conveys evidence-based knowledge and skills training materials necessary for patient to become full participants in their surgical care.

The College has published titles on several commonly performed operations. We also offer patient education materials to help your patients quit smoking and keep track of prescription medications. We offer skills training kits for ostomy care at home and home care for lung patients.

 

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Appendectomy

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SPANISH
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Cholecystectomy

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CHINESE
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Colonoscopy

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Hernia Repair

Inguinal/Femoral Hernia Repair
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Ventral Hernia Repair
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Adult Umbilical Hernia Repair
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Pediatric Umbilical Hernia Repair
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Pediatric Inguinal/Femoral Hernia Repair
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SPANISH
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Medication and Surgery

Quit Smoking Before Surgery