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Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

Become a Member
Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

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Patient Directives

There are many things to consider before surgery. Your health care team may provide specific information related to the operation you are having.

Having an operation can be overwhelming. There are many things to consider before going in for surgery. The health care team may provide you with specific information related to the operation you are having. Review this material as it may help you understand what to expect from the procedure. Another topic to consider discussing with your surgeon are the costs related to the procedure. You may be referred to a social worker or a financial counselor to discuss the costs and payment options. Care provider details will also need to be discussed and confirmed. During this discussion, it may be helpful to go over advance directives and your living will options. They may not be needed for the procedure, but will help you establish them for yourself and your family.

 


 

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