Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
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Child Life Specialists at Children's Hospital
 
Erin McNevan, CCLS, Emergency Department
Reflecting what a young patient is saying during a medical play session.
Photo Credit:  Rex Perry
Amy Kaufhold, CCLS, Pediatric Surgery
A young patient directs Amy during a medical play session.
Photo Credit:  Rex Perry
Our music therapist Jenny Plume, left, making music with Brooke Kalfas, CLS, and a young patient.
Photo Credit:  Rex Perry
Brooke Kalfas, CLS, engaging in medical play during We Care for Kids Day
Child life specialist Cathleen Johnson keeps a young patient active and learning even during free time in the halls at Children's Hospital.
Photo Credit:  Rex Perry
Sarah Beth Gray, CCLS, Radiology

Teaching a young patient about an MRI scan before a procedure in Medical Imaging.
Katie Beard, CLS, Hematology/Oncology Infusion Clinic

Syringe painting is messy but a lot of fun for this young man.
Bekah Gannon, CCLS Pediatric Emergency Department

Providing support and child friendly explanations of emergency room medical experience
Cathleen Johnson, CCLS, Inpatient Pediatric Cardiology

Using our patient puppet to prepare a patient and sibling for future cardiac medical procedures using medical play.
Photo Credit:  Susan Urmy
Sarah Beth Gray, CCLS, Radiology

Providing support and play to aid in coping during pediatric bone scan

Child Life Specialists at Children’s Hospital serve throughout the hospital and clinics. This includes inpatient units, pediatric critical care, emergency department, burn center, and various outpatient clinics. Child Life Specialists work with patients and families to reduce the stress and anxiety that may be associated with the health care experience.

Related Links: Child Life Services Website

Tags: Patient Care, Child Life
 
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