Helps patients and their families cope with the practical and emotional concerns that accompany diagnosis and treatment; can help you find resources in the hospital and at home.
The person in the PICU waiting area who assists families and visitors. To reach the customer service representative
A tube placed surgically through the abdominal wall into your child's stomach; used to administer food and / or medications. May be temporary or permanent depending on the needs of your child.
Focuses on the emotional and developmental needs of children; helps reduce the stress and fear of hospitalization through play, education and distraction. To request support from a child life specialist, talk to your nurse.
A physician who has finished residency; fellows train and practice under the supervision of an attending.
A soft plastic tube that fits into the nose and around the face; used to deliver oxygen.
A nurse's assistant in the PICU.
☛ Tell me about a time you had to face an uncooperative child. How did you handle it?
☛ Recall a time you had a disagreement with a parent. What did you do?
☛ Describe a time you had to determine the symptoms of a child who was only crying without complaining
☛ Give me an example of a time you felt fulfilment for your job
☛ If a child complained about a continuous pain on their leg for the past two weeks, what would you suspect?
☛ Imagine that a parent calls and tells you their child has high fever and a rush. How do you respond?
☛ If two children come into the emergency room at the same time and one is crying while the other is silent, which one do you attend to first?
☛ What would you tell a parent who isn't sure that they should vaccinate their baby?
☛ When was the last pediatrics conference you attended? What did you get out of it?
☛ Is there a particular pediatrics subject you're interested in?
☛ Do you have experience in mass screening?
☛ Can you explain the meaning of triage?
☛ What's the process of examining a newborn?
☛ How do you decide when to prescribe an antibiotic? How do you decide which one?
☛ What's your experience with online prescription systems?
☛ How many children have you attended to from birth to adulthood?