Ambulatory Procedure and One Day Surgery Units

Contact: Carmella Mertz, RN
Patient Service Manager
Phone: 315-464-9654
Fax: 315-464-3959
E-mail: mertzc@upstate.edu

Ambulatory Procedures (AP-1)

AP-1 is an outpatient setting that serves patients being registered in the hospital for an outpatient procedure. The unit provides a setting for the pre- and post-procedural care the patient will require. Clinical services provided in this area include: interviewing, screening and the work-up of patients, IV therapy, patient teaching, on-going patient assessment and discharge planning.

One-Day Surgery (ODS)

The One Day Surgery Unit is an 11 bed unit for outpateints requiring an overnight stay. These patients have had an outpatient surgery or procedure.