Finding the right support for pediatric healthcare providers can be tough. However, with the advancements with technology and online platforms, people are able to connect and gather resources from around the world by a click of a button. It is pretty remarkable. Today, I am thrilled to feature one amazing colleague who has proven to be a trailblazer in her field, Brooke Batchelor from The Paediatric Nurse.
Guest Blogger, Patty Weiner, Originally published at Mommybites
Approximately six million children are hospitalized in the U.S. each year.
Children with special healthcare needs may have chronic health conditions such as diabetes, asthma, autism, cancer, cerebral palsy, heart disorders or other conditions that may impact their normal activities intermittently for more than three months out of the year. Read more
Let’s face it, child life specialists encounter some of the craziest things. We’re there to help kids and families cope with challenging and traumatic life experiences in the hospital and community. We love our profession! To avoid burnout and compassion fatigue, we try to instill healthy self-care habits. Humor is usually one of them.