Help for kids coping with hospital visits
Tucson Medical Center Child Life Specialists ease kids concerns when they go in for surgery or other serious medical treatment.Photo: Video by kgun9.com
TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Tucson Medical Center has Child Life Specialists in place to work with children who are entering the hospital for surgical or emergency care.
The spedialists help ease concerns for parents and children facing medical procedures.
The Child Life Specialists use medical equipment, iPads, toys and games to help children know what to expect when they see the doctor.
TMC says it has Child Life Specialists working seven days a week who visit nearly every pediatric patient who comes into the hospital.