Gala Shines Spotlight on Nursing in “Bid for Kids”

Categories: Events, Partners in Caring
Olive Panning underwent heart surgery in January 2017, three months after she was born. While the surgery itself went well, Olive went into cardiac arrest the following night. That’s when Allison Wooten, RN, sprang into action, ultimately saving the baby’s life. The 2019 Gala will spotlight Connecticut Children’s Nursing Program and the dedicated nursing staff …

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Research Project Helps Kids After Cancer

Categories: Medical Center News
When a child is diagnosed with cancer, the focus for the child and the family is naturally on the treatment—whether it will work, what it will entail. And until that treatment process is done, there’s not much reason to look beyond it. But once they get to the end of treatment, parents and kids have …

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Nursing Protocol Helps Sick Kids Sleep

Categories: Medical Center News
When a child needs to be in the hospital, he or she needs lots of rest. But that child also needs to be monitored regularly. And taking a child’s vital signs requires waking the child up. At Connecticut Children’s, the standard protocol is to check vital signs every four hours, around the clock. So no …

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