Our Spine Center at Long Beach Medical Center with its dedicated unit features private patient rooms and emphasizes patient and family education pre-operatively. Our Spine Center offers a pre-operative education class to prepare patients for spine surgery.
Preparation, education, continuity of care and pre-planned discharge are essential for optimum results in spine surgery. Our care coordinator ensures communication and support is available throughout the surgery.
This comprehensive education program includes patient guidebooks and encourages family support in the form of a patient “coach” role who is there as friendly and familiar encouragement for the patient.
The Spine Surgery Patient Guide is a communication and education tool for patients, coaches and families. The guide is designed to:
The Spine Center encourages patients to ask questions so that patients can feel empowered through their surgery experience.
Download your Spine Surgery Patient Guide
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