Patient Visit/ Procedure Checklist

Here are a few recommendations to help you prepare for your visit/procedure at Salem Township Hospital.

Remember to bring the following on the day of your appointment or procedure:

  • All bottles of medications you take, including over-the-counter medication, vitamins, and supplements
    Please list reasons for taking, dosage, and how/when they're taken.
  • Inhaler
  • CPAP machine
  • For ortho procedures:
    • Cane
    • Walker
    • Crutches
    • Brace
  • Please provide a list of any allergies you may have to medications or foods. Additionally, please describe the type of reaction you experience and the severity of your symptoms.
  • Please provide the names and phone numbers of your primary care physician as well as any specialists you may be seeing.
  • Insurance information- please bring current cards
  • Identification card
  • Your preferences for medical care in case you are unable to communicate (include Advanced Directive or Power of Attorney documents).
  • A list of questions or concerns to be addressed during your hospital visit, stay or after a procedure.
  • Please refrain from wearing any jewelry or piercings and leave them at home.

Care Partner

Choosing a trusted family member or friend as your care partner is crucial. Make sure to have their current contact information available.

A care partner is someone who:

  • Is an adult (18 years or older) and can stay with you for 24 hours post-op if required.
  • Will assist you with your care and make decisions about it.
  • Will be responsible for updating other family members.
  • Will support your recovery both in the hospital and at home.
  • Will ensure that your preferences, values, and goals are considered while planning your care.
Patient Care at Salem Township Hospital

Accessibility Toolbar