Paediatric Education

EDUCATION FOR FAMILIES

Family education provides teaching support for family caregivers who have a child in the hospital and are preparing to go home. Scheduling of classes are flexible and an interpreter can be arranged if needed. Classes are available Monday to Friday from 10 am to 6 pm and Saturday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Classes available include:

  • Nasogastric tube care

  • Tube feeding

  • Oxygen saturation monitoring

  • Central venous line care

  • G/GJ tube care

  • Subcutaneous injections

  • Tracheostomy care

  • Suctioning

If you are interested in a class please speak with your health care team (e.g. nurse, doctor or nurse practitioner) to discuss if this is the right option for you and your family.

For additional learning resources, visit the Connected Care Learning Hub on AboutKidsHealth.


 

Education for Home & Community Care Providers

Community education provides workshops for home and community nurses who are caring for children with medical complexity. Workshops include:

  • Paediatric Tracheostomy

  • Pulmonary Clearance

  • Enteral Feeding Tubes & Enteral Therapy

  • Home Ventilation

  • Vascular Access Devices

If you have a home care nurse that would be interested in attending a workshop, please speak with your health care team or care coordinator in the community for more information.