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Child Life Specialists are members of the healthcare team that promote healthy development and coping through play, education, and expressive activities for children and their families in healthcare settings. --we need this in our hospitals

Meet Rachel: Certified Child Life Specialist - Speak Now for Kids blog

Meet Rachel: Certified Child Life Specialist - Speak Now for Kids blog

5 Ways to Decrease the Stress of a Clinic Appointment - great tips from a child life specialist. A must-read for any parent. #parenting #health #kidshealth

5 Ways to Decrease the Stress of a Clinic Appointment - great tips from a Child Life Specialist that can help parents feel more prepared and children more comfortable.

From medical play sessions, Child Life Specialists can assess how a child is coping with illness and hospitalization. In the hospital play room, young patients decorate and personalize hand made dolls, and then use stethoscopes, insert IVs, draw blood, or simply play act any procedure they may have experienced in the hospital.

Video on medical play as a coping technique. CLS discusses a bit about how she determines what the child is struggling with and what the medical play typically manifests as. Cool medical play craft idea, too.

Dolls and other equipment for medical play and preparation

Dolls and other equipment for medical play and preparation. The use of this concept is to enhance the child learning about a medical prodecure

I love this because it adds a type of holiday traditions such as a christmas tree to their environment. Using medical tools to do this is a great way to get children familiar with the hospital environment.

This is such a fun way to incorporate medical play into holiday celebrations! (and it is also easy to clean per hospital standards!

Implementation of a budget friendly preparation and support procedure helped reduce the need for sedation among children with sickle cell disease undergoing MR exams, according to a study published in Pediatric Radiology

Jude Children’s Research Hospital reports success using a targeted educational approach to teach young sickle cell disease patients to remain motionless during MRI scans, making the process safer.

❤️❤️❤️ Add a fake G tube to a doll so that it looks like her.

I've been thinking about making Raya a "tubie doll" for a while now and I finally did it. :) My mom gave her a really nice soft-bodied doll .

Child Life Specialists are members of the healthcare team that promote healthy development and coping through play, education, and expressive activities for children and their families in healthcare settings.

Child Life Specialists are members of the healthcare team that promote healthy development and coping through play, education, and expressive activities for children and their families in healthcare settings. --we need this in our hospitals

medical play

Medical Play- procedures and surgeries are a lot less scary for kids if their teddy bear goes through it too!

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