• Take medications as instructed with a small sip of water the morning of the procedure
  • Take a bath or shower before you come for the procedure. Do not apply any lotion, creams, deodorants or perfumes after the shower
  • On the day of your procedure, please report to the hospital's main lobby reception desk and ask for directions to the Patient Access Center
  • Please bring your insurance card(s), COVID Vaccination card, photo ID or driver's license, and an overnight bag. Visitor must present COVID Vaccination Card as well.
  • Plan to be discharged the morning after your procedure. You must have someone drive you home
  • For your safety, we ask that you comply with the following food intake instructions. Failure to do so may result in the rescheduling of your procedure. Do not eat anything after midnight prior to your procedure. We encourage you to drink any of the following liquids up until 2 hours prior to your procedure time:
    • Water
    • Gatorade, Gatorade Zero, Powerade, Powerade Zero
    • Fruit juices without pulp
    • Carbonated beverages
    • Consumption of Black Coffee or Clear Tea without milk or creamer; sugar/sweetener is permitted


Reference : Implantable Cardioverter-efibrillator: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/007370.htm