The Vascular Access Team assist with many services throughout the hospital. Some of those include the following:
The Vascular Access Team works with all departments and specialties, including:
Our Vascular Access Team uses the most technologically advanced procedures to care for your child’s specific condition. These cutting edge technologies include:
At Arkansas Children's we put your child first. This allows our vascular access team to deliver a positive experience for your child that avoids fear and anxiety related to needles.
The registered nurses that make up the Vascular Access Team are highly trained and continue to research new ways to provide pain-free care for children. Current research includes the study of infusion of fluids using access under the skin to hydrate dehydrated patients. The vascular access team holds many certifications and memberships, such as:
The Vascular Access Team encourages parents to advocate for their child and to ask about pain management options during vascular access procedures. Parents can also ask for the hospital’s policy on needle sticks.
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