Thursday, October 6, 2011
Needlesticks and Procedures: Does a Child Have a Voice?
(Conferences / Seminars / Lectures)
Sandra Merkel, MS, RN-BC, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Pediatric Acute Pain Service
and Julie Piazza, MS, CCLS, Certified Child Life Specialist, Procedural Readiness Center, Training Coordinator, C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, University of Michigan. At the end of the activity (presentation), the participants will be better able to: 1.Describe the benefit of an individualized needlestick and procedural plan,
2.Discuss the literature related to needlesticks pain and anxiety. 3.Identify strategies for implementing change in a clinical setting.