200 Groton Road, Ayer, MA 01432 978-784-9000
A five-bed, full-service Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) is staffed by critical care nurses for complete post-operative care. Complex and current pain management techniques that include nationally recognized standards of pain assessment, implementation and intervention are used to assure optimal patient comfort and satisfaction.
The Peri-operative Testing and Education Center is staffed by registered nurses with advanced knowledge and skill in the assessment, preparation and management of surgical patients of all ages. The education is tailored to the individual patient and includes:
The Same Day Surgery Unit holds six beds (semi-private rooms) and is staffed by registered nurses experienced in ambulatory surgical care. Services include pre- and post-operative surgical care of patients and pre- and post-operative education that includes individualized discharge instructions. Courtesy follow-up phone calls are made by a registered nurse after each visit to the Nashoba Valley Medical Center's surgical services department.
Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
Peri-operative Testing and Education Center
Same Day Surgery Unit