Sensory alert techniques, assessment and resources program

Track: 30 Minute Podium

Session Number: 303A
Date: Fri, Apr 6th, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Description:

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Session Type: Clinical Practice

Session Description: Children with sensory processing challenges include those with autism spectrum disorder have difficulty coping in the hospital environment. The STAR program helps patients with unique sensory needs to best cope within the hospital setting. Patients and families communicate the best approach to working with their child through the STAR program.

Primary Presenter Bio: Maureen LaTour is the Pediatric Education Specialist at UF Health Children's Hospital in Gainesville, Florida. Her passion is improving pediatric nursing knowledge for implementation of clinical interventions aimed at excellence and grounded in evidenced based care.
Primary Presenter Institution: UF Health Shands Childrens Hospital
Presenter 2 Institution: Laura Bratcher, MSN, RN, CCRN
Presenter 2 Bio: Laura Bratcher is the nurse manager of the pediatric medical- surgical unit where the STAR program is utilized. She has worked closely with child life, nursing education and staff to develop and implement the STAR program. Her passion is for nurses to provide the best possible care for all patients.
Presenter 3 Bio: Chelsie Thomas is the child life specialist for UF Healthcare's unit 45 pediatric unit. On the unit her passion for children, especially those with sensory processing disorders is apparent. The STAR program has succeeded in part due to her passion to assist children cope with hospital procedures and interventions.
Presenter 3 Institution: UF Health Shands
Session Type: Clinical Practice

Session Description: Children with sensory processing challenges include those with autism spectrum disorder have difficulty coping in the hospital environment. The STAR program helps patients with unique sensory needs to best cope within the hospital setting. Patients and families communicate the best approach to working with their child through the STAR program.

Primary Presenter Bio: Maureen LaTour is the Pediatric Education Specialist at UF Health Children's Hospital in Gainesville, Florida. Her passion is improving pediatric nursing knowledge for implementation of clinical interventions aimed at excellence and grounded in evidenced based care.
Primary Presenter Institution: UF Health Shands Childrens Hospital
Presenter 2 Institution: Laura Bratcher, MSN, RN, CCRN
Presenter 2 Bio: Laura Bratcher is the nurse manager of the pediatric medical- surgical unit where the STAR program is utilized. She has worked closely with child life, nursing education and staff to develop and implement the STAR program. Her passion is for nurses to provide the best possible care for all patients.
Presenter 3 Bio: Chelsie Thomas is the child life specialist for UF Healthcare's unit 45 pediatric unit. On the unit her passion for children, especially those with sensory processing disorders is apparent. The STAR program has succeeded in part due to her passion to assist children cope with hospital procedures and interventions.
Presenter 3 Institution: UF Health Shands