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Pediatric PreSurgery Tours

Our pre-surgery tours are designed for pediatric patients and their parents who would like to take a walk through what it will be like the day of surgery and where they will recover if they require an overnight stay.
The tour is led by a Certified Child Life Specialist who specializes in child development and helps children and families cope with healthcare experiences.
Your Child Life Specialist will take you through the waiting area to pre-op, recovery and onto the inpatient unit (only for patients staying overnight).
They will explain the process of surgery and use developmentally appropriate explanation, demonstration and play to make sure your child understands what to expect and can cope with any anxiety. She will make suggestions for how to continue to prepare your child at home, and what to bring the day of surgery.

*The tour will start promptly, so please arrive 5 minutes early.

Please fill out the form below to register.

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