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Media Notice: All media representatives and photographers must be escorted by a member of our Media Relations team while on campus. Please contact Kim Savage [] to arrange onsite interviews or video/photo shoots of patients, staff and healthcare providers in our facilities. For non-media inquiries, please call (941) 917-7777.

Pre-Operative Spine Education - Currently Offered Virtually ONLY

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Event date: 12/22/2020 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Export event

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System

Phone: (941) 917-7668 - Pre-Registration requested


Website:   Follow this link to the Spine Education page

Join our education specialist via video-conference for the 1.5-hour class

Spine Surgery Pre-Op Education

You play a key role in your recovery. Our goal is to empower you with the knowledge so that you are better able to participate in your care plan. By attending our interactive 2-hour class, you will learn what to expect before, during, and after surgery

Topics Include:

Overview of the hospital
Preparing for surgery
What to expect the day of surgery
What to expect during your hospital stay
Rehab therapy and exercises
Assistave devices and equipment
Pain management
Your discharge plan