Are You Going to the Doctor?

Scared? A Little Bit Nervous? Excited?

That’s Why You’re Here.

Hi! Our names are Julie and Laura and we’re both nurses.  Have you ever wondered what it is like to go to the hospital, the doctor’s office, or have surgery?  Well you have come to the right place.  Below we have put together a lot of fun videos for you to watch. We hope all of these things will help make your visit to the doctor’s office or the hospital a little less scary.

If there is something you can’t find that you would like to see, send us an email and we will see if we can find it for you. Now scroll down and have fun…

Get to know before you go

What Does a Child Life Specialist Do?

Maddie, Child Life Specialist UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland, tells you how she can help you.

What to pack for your hospital stay?

Watch to see some of the things you should bring to the hospital with you when you are going to spend the night.
For more tips visit Via Christi Health https://www.viachristi.org/

Your Blood Pressure

Your Temperature

What's a Pulse Ox?

Measuring Your Weight

What do you do with a stethascope?

Wearing a mask

What's an IV?

Songs about the Doctor

Sing-a-long with us about what it’s like to go to the doctors.  http://littlebabybum.com/lbb-junior/ Visit for more songs.

Mighty Mike Goes To The Doctor

The Mighty Mickey Foundation

Going to the Dentist

Watch and see what it is like to go to the dentist.

What’s it like?…

Charlotte Talks About Celiac Disease


Charlotte has Celiac Disease. Watch to see some of the things she can’t eat and what happens if she does eat them.

How To Use An AED

Whose life might you save?  For more videos check out https://www.youtube.com/user/NationwideChildrens.

What Is It Like To Get A Cast?

Follow a patient as he meets the orthopedic technologist and gets a cast.  Check out more great videos from Saskatoon Health Region at http://saskatoonhealthregion.ca/

What is it like to get a cast cut off?

Watch as a little boy gets his cast cut off. Now you’ll know what it might be like if you ever have to have a cast removed.

What Is Getting An MRI Like?

Learn about what it is like to have a MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging).  Visit Via Christi Health for more information https://www.viachristi.org/

How X-rays See Through Your Skin

By TED-Ed, https://ed.ted.com/

Time for Surgery.

Now, you’re getting sleepy…

The Anesthesia Mask - Going to Sleep

Anesthesia Mask

Tonsillectomy: A Kids Perspective

Oxygen mask when you wake up

Quackers Children’s Surgery Video

Top 10 Things to Know About Surgery

For more great information videos or to find out more about Nemours visit their website https://www.nemours.org//

Tiny Docs - Shiver Me Tonsils

Ahoy! Check out all the cool stuff the Tiny Docs are doing to help prepare kids for medical “stuff”. http://www.tinydocs.co/

What You Can Do To

Stay Healthy!

Germs Movie for Kids

A Greek Yogurt Smoothie - Healthy Snack

Germ Smart Kids How to Wash Your Hands

Brush Your Teeth by Story Bots

Fresh Berry Nachos - Healthy Snack

Handwashing for Young Children



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