Register Today for SCCIP-ND Training on May 14-15

Do you work with children and families diagnosed with cancer? Do you want help them cope more effectively with their fears, worries and distress? Become an approved SCCIP-ND interventionist by registering today for a training session on May 14-15, 2015. Download the Registration form

 

What is Trauma-Informed Pediatric Care?

Trauma-informed pediatric care means incorporating an awareness of the impact of traumatic stress on ill or injured children and families as a part of treating the medical aspects of the trauma.

Last Updated (Thursday March 21, 2013)

 

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The Future of NICU Care: All in the Family?

Like most other illnesses or injuries, babies born prematurely are at higher risk for many other physical and developmental disabilities, such as cerebral palsy, vision problems and learning disabilities. Parents  of NICU babies also experience high levels of stress and anxiety as well as traumatic stress reactions and PTSD ...

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Register Today for Surviving Cancer Competently Intervention Program Training

Do you work with children and families diagnosed with cancer? Do you want help them cope more effectively with their fears, worries and distress? Have you heard of Surviving Cancer Competently Intervention Program? Consider becoming an approved SCCIP-ND interventionist by registering today for a 2-day training session on May 14-15, 2015 at Nemours / Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children.

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Can Empathy be Taught?

Most doctors and nurses by now know the importance of trauma informed care, patient centered care, family centered care, bedside manner, or any of the other various terms used to describe caring for not only the physical but also the psychosocial concerns of the patient and family.   Specifically, empathy has been found to be the base of patient-doctor relationship, improve patient satisfaction...

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New Continuing Education Course: E is For Emotional Support (1.0 CEU)

Where are you going to find the time to pack one more thing into the short time you spend with patients? How are you going to remember? What are you going to do when the patient answers these questions? Providing trauma informed care certainly seems  daunting at first.

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Give Us Your Opinion

How many of your pediatric patients have a difficult time coping with their illness or injury?

very few - 21.7%
some - 43.5%
nearly all - 34.8%

Total votes: 23
The voting for this poll has ended on: July 28, 2014