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Pre-Surgical Orientation

Child Life Pre-surgical Orientation for ChildrenIf your child is having surgery at Nicklaus Children's Hospital let our Child Life department help prepare you and your child for their surgery.

Your pre-surgical orientation will include… 

  • Tour of specific areas to familiarize them with the sights and sounds of the hospital
  • Helpful information and resources for siblings and parents
  • Opportunities to answer questions your child may have about his/her upcoming hospital experience

The Child Life Pre-Surgical Orientation Program is offered for children ages 3 and up. To sign up your child for the tour, please call (305) 666-6511 ext. 3932. All attendees must be registered before arrival for the tour. 

Pre-Surgical Handbook

While you are at Nicklaus Children's, your family is an essential part of the care team. We will include you in all aspects of healthcare delivery and your participation is encouraged at all times.

It is our hope that this pre-surgery booklet will help prepare you and your child for surgery. If you have any specific questions about your child’s procedure, his or her physician will always be happy to help.

Free Educational Presentations for Patients and Parents

Emmi® Educational Programs for You and Your Family at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital

There is a lot of information to take in. This is why we’re partnering with you to give you as much information as possible about your childs health. Click here to find out more.


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