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Pre-Admission Testing

Better service and better outcomes. That’s the goal of Rapides Regional Medical Center’s Pre-Admission Testing Center – the first stop for every patient scheduled for surgery at RRMC.

The center is located on the first floor of RRMC’s Medical Plaza building. It is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and no appointment is necessary.

Patients scheduled to have an inpatient or outpatient surgery at Rapides Regional Medical Center meet  with a nurse to provide a complete medical history, provide a list of current medications, get simple pre-op testing on site and supply the necessary insurance information.

The staff also educates patients about what to expect before, during and after their procedure.

Patients should plan to visit the Pre-Admission Testing Center three to five days prior to surgery so their physicians will have time to look over their entire pre-op test results – which could prevent delays on the day of surgery.
For more information about Rapides Regional Medical Center’s PATC, call 769-7943.