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Skills Programs

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Surgical Skills Patient Education Program provides the evidence-based knowledge, checklists and skills training to support patients with their preparation and optimal recovery. Each program explains, demonstrates and provides directed learning experiences and practice opportunities. Given in advance of surgery, it affords patients the opportunity of repetitive practice, and the confidence to actively participate in their pre- and postoperative care. 

Feeding Tube Home Skills Program

Ostomy Home Skills Program

Your Lung Operation – Education for a Better Recovery