Child life month! 

As a 1 person program working solely in the ER, here’s how I’m celebrating! Implementation of a Child Life newsletter for the nurses lounge. A Child Life trivia quiz! Everyone fills out a sheet & returns it to me. I will pick random sheets to “grade” and the first person I pick that gets allContinue reading “Child life month! “

Practice EKG

I recently had a pre-school patient be very anxious about getting an EKG. Simply explaining what an EKG is wasn’t enough for this concrete thinker, so we did some medical play! I brought in my teaching doll, Eliza, and we practiced putting foam shapes on Eliza’s chest. He got to place the stickers and removeContinue reading “Practice EKG”

Holiday craft kits.

I’ve been putting together some holiday themed craft kits for the kiddos in our ER. I was able to find these gingerbread foam stickers from oriental trading & made little bags with 10 in each & a white piece of paper. They’ve been a huge hit so far & were super easy/cheap to make.