Patient Education Videos

These videos have been created to help our patients and their families learn what to expect before, during and immediately after having heart surgery, vascular surgery, a cardiac or vascular procedure, or treatment for other thoracic conditions in Spokane, WA at Providence.

Some videos may include real surgery images and may be graphic. We encourage you to ask your doctor if you have any questions about your surgery, recovery or anything you see in these videos.

Cardiac Catheter Ablation: What to Expect

This video provides information on what you can expect if you are scheduled for a cardiac catheter ablation in Spokane, WA at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital.

Learn what happens:

  • During your hospital admission
  • In the procedure room
  • After your cardiac catheter ablation procedure

Open Heart Surgery: A Patient's Experience

Learn how to prepare for open heart surgery, what happens during open heart surgery, and what it will be like as you recover after having open heart surgery in Spokane at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital.

Open Heart Surgery: Going Home

In this Providence Spokane heart surgery video, learn what to expect after having open heart surgery at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital, and what it will be like as you recover at home from heart surgery.

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: A Patient Experience

This video provides patients with an overview of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, and the hospital experience. It shows the patient experience, from the pre-operative visit through discharge and follow-up instructions.

Living with Warfarin

Issues discussed in this video include INR testing, diet, exercise, precautions and warning signs of complications while taking this medication.

Warfarin is used to prevent blood clots from forming or growing larger in your blood and blood vessels. It is prescribed for people with certain types of irregular heartbeat, people with prosthetic (replacement or mechanical) heart valves, and people who have suffered a heart attack.

Heart Healthy Choices

It's incredible, but true. You can reduce your risk of heart disease by simply improving your diet and getting daily exercise.

Restoring your heart health is about much more than undergoing the right procedure at the right time. It's also about healthy living, lifestyle changes and being educated about your condition. Watch this video to get some great, easy to adopt tips for heart healthy living.