When Do We Get To Go Home?

When Do We Get To Go Home?

Everyday patients and their parents ask us, “When do we get to go home?” Whether your child is being discharged home or admitted to the hospital after surgery, there are a number of factors that go into answering this question. Many PACUs (Post-Anesthesia...
2 Reasons We Make Pre-Op Calls

2 Reasons We Make Pre-Op Calls

Let’s talk pre-operative (pre-op) calls. What is a pre-op call and why do we make them? We make pre-op calls for two main reasons.  1. To gather information about your child before their surgery. 2. To give you information you will need for your child’s...
29 Big-Hearted Conversation Starters

29 Big-Hearted Conversation Starters

I have become kind of obsessed with the “Making Caring Common” project that is being done by the Harvard Graduate School of Educations.  They have some great articles and resources for parents and educators to help kids become more caring, more emphatic,...
Little Wishes For Hospitalized Kids

Little Wishes For Hospitalized Kids

The 2RNs are always in search of new resources for our website.  While doing research we often stumble upon organizations or companies who are trying to make things easier or better for hospitalized children and their families. This week I wanted to highlight an...
Parenting Resources: Caring Kids

Parenting Resources: Caring Kids

The 2RNs are always looking for new resources to add to the resource’s sections on our website.  Our resources are geared to what will best help us accomplish our goal of helping to prepare kids and their families for medical encounters. Besides being nurses, we...


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