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Follow the Leader

07/18/2018 by Cristina Edmunds – My child is the one having the surgery, and while I am allowed to be anxious and nervous, I really should be following his lead. If I act and look scared around him, he’ll pick up on that energy and feel like he’s supposed to be scared.  If I treat him like he’s “sick” all the time, he’s going to act “sick” all the time. 


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Nicklaus Children’s Appoints Frank Garcia Vice President of Operations

07/02/2018 – Frank Garcia has been appointed Vice President of Operations for Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, responsible for overseeing the Emergency Department, LifeFlight Critical Care Transport Program, as well as the radiology, laboratory and pharmacy services for the 289-bed pediatric specialty hospital. In this role Mr. Garcia oversees nearly 500 staff members within the health system.


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Nicklaus Children's Hospital Prepares for Magnet Recognition Program Site Visit

08/29/2018 – Nicklaus Children's Hospital was designated as a Magnet organization in 2003, 2008, and 2013 by the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program. In October 2018, Nicklaus Children's Hospital is applying for redesignation. Patients, family members, staff, and interested parties who would like to provide comments are encouraged to do so.


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August Patient of the Month: Luife

8/17/2018 – While he was still inside his mother’s womb, Luife was diagnosed with transposition of the great arteries, a congenital heart defect. Shortly after birth, Luife was taken by ambulance to the cardiac team at Nicklaus Children’s. The pediatric cardiology team took Luife’s heart apart, piece by delicate piece, and successfully, put it back together. Today, Luife is a healthy, active and outgoing 8-year-old boy who wears his “Scar of Honor” with pride. 


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Upcoming Events

Lunch N' Learn

Tune in to this live chat with Yvette Calles and Ranya Alnatour from our Psychology Department as they discuss tips for parents on getting children back into a routine for return to school.

Date: Thursday, August 30, 2018

Talkin' Kids Health Facebook Live with Beatriz Canals

In this edition of Talkin' Kids Health we will discuss cancer effects and the survivorship program at Nicklaus Children's with Dr. Haneen Abdella, Pediaric Oncolgoist at Nicklaus Children's and Kristen Mendez, ARNP and Manager of the Survivorship Program.

Date: Thursday, September 06, 2018

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