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  • Helen Bernardy Center for Medically Fragile Children
    nursing and subacute facility for children and adolescents with multiple medical physical and developmental delays For the seventh year in a row 2015 U S News World Report ranks the Helen Bernardy Center for Medically Fragile Children as one of the best nursing homes in the nation Video Learn why the Bernardy Center ranks among the nation s best Coordinated Care Registered nurses licensed vocational nurses licensed respiratory therapists and certified nursing assistants provide 24 hour nursing care to all residents Attending physicians monitor all residents regularly at which time the resident s treatment plan and any specialist recommendations are reviewed Bernardy Center staff members coordinate appointments at Rady Children s specialty clinics and residents are accompanied to appointments by their parents and or staff Interdisciplinary Team Our interdisciplinary team includes the program director physicians licensed nurses occupational physical and recreational therapists a dietitian a social worker and certified nursing assistants The resident s parents guardians the San Diego Regional Center service coordinator and a San Diego Unified School District teacher are part of our team as well This interdisciplinary team meets quarterly for each resident to monitor the appropriateness and effectiveness of each resident s individualized program Outdoor Recreational Activities Recreational activities are both on and off campus On site activities include canine therapy music time arts and crafts and birthday parties Off campus events include trips to the San Diego Zoo the Wild Animal Park SeaWorld Mission Bay Padres Games the Del Mar Fairgrounds and the SkateWorld Roller Rink Family Participation We recognize the importance of your child s psychosocial needs For this reason we welcome all family members and family approved visitors to visit as often as they d like during our normal visitor hours Our normal visiting hours are 8 a m to 8 p m

    Original URL path: http://www.rchsd.org/programs-services/helen-bernardy-center/ (2015-03-26)
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  • HomeCare
    Referrals Locations HomeCare 8291 Aero Place Suite 130 San Diego CA 92123 858 966 4941 or 800 669 9749 View All Locations Rady Children s HomeCare provides comprehensive services for newborns infants children adolescents young adults and post partum patients All of our services are licensed and or certified as appropriate and are accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizatons Experienced staff is available 24 hours a day 365 days a year Home Health Services Intermittent visits generally less than two hours in length are provided by registered nurses physical therapists occupational therapists and speech therapists Services include Comprehensive assessments Phototherapy Skilled procedures and treatments Rehab therapy services Post hospitalization ER visit transition to home Ostomy wound care Patient parent teaching IV infusion Maternal child services Social Work Service Area San Diego and southern Riverside counties Home Infusion Pharmacy IV injectable medications are provided safely and cost effectively and are dispensed and monitored as appropriate by experienced clinical pharmacists in collaboration with the physician A pharmacist consultation is available and medications can be delivered to the patient s home work or physician s office Medications and services include IV IM antiinfective therapies Antihemophilia factor products IV hydration

    Original URL path: http://www.rchsd.org/programs-services/homecare/ (2015-03-26)
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  • Hospice Care
    Hospice Care Hospice Care Hospice Care Hospice Care Hospice Care Hospice Care serving all of San Diego County 800 304 4430 or 858 748 3030 Rady Children s Hospital San Diego in affiliation with Scripps Health provides compassionate care to infants children and adolescents with life threatening illnesses who wish to be cared for at home Hospice services enable family members to spend their time living life to the fullest A specialized team of clinicians from Scripps and Rady Children s work together as part of a fully integrated program to provide services tailored to what s best for each patient The program is operated under the Scripps Hospice license and is under the medical direction of Kimberly Bower M D a pediatric hospice and palliative care expert at Rady Children s Through educational and support programs parents are given the tools to confidently care for their child at home Family members also gain a sense of control over their own lives finding strength and hope within the context of the child s care There are two components of the program Kids Care Staff with training in pediatrics provides interdisciplinary care for children 0 21 years old with a life

    Original URL path: http://www.rchsd.org/programs-services/hospice/ (2015-03-26)
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  • Infectious Diseases
    Infectious Diseases Infectious Diseases Team Patient and Parent Education Research and Clinical Trials Fellowship Resources Locations Infectious Diseases 8110 Birmingham Way Building 28 1st Floor San Diego CA 92123 858 966 7785 858 966 8658 Mailing Address Division of Infectious Diseases Rady Children s Hospital San Diego 3020 Children s Way MC 5041 San Diego CA 92123 View All Locations Thanks to lifesaving drug Kaitlyn survived a severe flu Read her incredible story The Division of Infectious Diseases specializes in the diagnosis management and prevention of serious complicated or unusual infections in children Expert care is provided by the infectious disease specialists of Rady Children s Specialists of San Diego The Division is also an integral part of the teaching program for the University of California San Diego School of Medicine training the best and brightest medical students pediatric residents and pediatric infectious diseases fellows Our services include Inpatient and outpatient consultation Specialized laboratory testing and interpretation of results Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy OPAT Clinic Outpatient clinics are held twice weekly for new patient evaluations and follow up visits of children previously seen at the Hospital or clinic Physicians wishing to refer children with urgent or problematic infections may do so any day of the week The Division is a leader in basic science and clinical research with a focus on new antibiotics antifungal and antiviral therapy and investigational treatment with immune modulators Division Achievements Mark Sawyer M D testifies before the U S Senate Health Committee on the current measles outbreak John Bradley M D FAAP Division Chief receives the Award for Lifetime Contribution in Infectious Disease Education from the American Academy of Pediatrics In the News Infants and Measles What Parents Need to Know Orange County Register features Mark Sawyer M D Doctors Learn to Talk Vaccines The

    Original URL path: http://www.rchsd.org/programs-services/infectious-diseases/ (2015-03-26)
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  • Kawasaki Disease Clinic
    Asked Questions Research and Clinical Trials Resources Locations Patient Stories Kawasaki Disease Clinic Rose Pavilion 1st Floor South 3020 Children s Way San Diego CA 92123 For physician to physician consultations call 858 576 1700 and ask to have the team physician paged 858 966 5855 For physician to physician consultations call 858 576 1700 and ask to have the team physician paged 858 246 0156 View All Locations The Kawasaki Disease Clinic at Rady Children s Hospital San Diego is dedicated to caring for kids with acute Kawasaki disease The Clinic follows the health status of more than 1 200 children with the disease in San Diego At Rady Children s 80 to 90 new patients with Kawasaki disease are treated each year Thanks to expert care for Kawasaki disease Cristian is back to being a superhero Read his incredible story The Clinic is directed by Jane Burns M D who is internationally known for her research on the disease In 2010 she received the Pioneer Award for Kawasaki Disease Research from the Kawasaki Disease Foundation Dr Burns along with Adriana Tremoulet M D specializes in the treatment of Kawasaki disease and provides expert care As long term complications may result from Kawasaki disease such as damage to the coronary arteries the Clinic sees patients periodically to check their hearts This is done using highly advanced non invasive imaging technology such as low radiation CT computerized tomography Cutting edge research is conducted at the Kawasaki Disease Research Center a collaboration among Rady Children s the University of California San Diego and the Scripps Institute of Oceanography The Center works with researchers throughout the United States and in Japan to advance the understanding of the mysterious disease Along with supporting clinical laboratory and epidemiologic investigation into the etiology pathophysiology and

    Original URL path: http://www.rchsd.org/programs-services/kawasaki-disease-clinic/ (2015-03-26)
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  • Kidney / Liver Transplant Program
    Publications Health Safety Health Library Ask Your Nurse Videos Safety Store at Rady Children s Rethink Your Drink Injury Prevention Growing Up Columns Locations Main Campus Satellite Locations Emergency Urgent Care Programs Services Kidney Liver Transplant Program Kidney Liver Transplant Program Kidney Liver Transplant Program Kidney Liver Transplant Program About Kidney and Liver Transplants Team Resources Locations Kidney Liver Transplant Program Nelson Pavilion Entrance 10 8001 Frost Street San Diego CA 92123 858 966 8354 858 966 5815 View All Locations Santino is now thriving with his new kidney Read about his incredible journey An organ transplant can give children with chronic kidney or liver disease a new life A healthy liver or kidney means freedom from dialysis multiple injections and blood transfusions and relief from debilitating symptoms such as weakness and fatigue The procedure can be life changing for these children s emotional health as well ending the isolation they may feel Our Proven Record of Success In 2001 the University of California San Diego brought its established pediatric abdominal transplant program and renowned transplant team to Rady Children s in a combined effort to provide transplant patients in the San Diego region with the highest level of care With UC San Diego s proven excellence in transplantation and Rady Children s nationally recognized treatment and healing environment the two organizations have created a program that parallels the best in the United States UC San Diego s Abdominal Transplant Program has achieved many milestones over the years beginning in 1968 with San Diego County s first kidney transplants in children and adults The next milestone came in the early 1990 s with the region s first liver transplants This outstanding team has brought their expertise and extensive experience to Rady Children s having performed more than 200 pediatric kidney

    Original URL path: http://www.rchsd.org/programs-services/kidney-liver-transplant-program/ (2015-03-26)
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  • KidSTART
    foster care show signs of social emotional concerns Early intervention services can have a significant positive impact on child outcomes Unfortunately various studies have shown that the rates of service use for young children are as low as 3 40 percent Intensive care coordination is integral to KidSTART s success Service navigation is particularly challenging for children who have complex needs in multiple areas which requires multiple services that are not typically integrated Recent policy recommendations address this challenge by calling for a range of comprehensive physical mental emotional developmental and family assessments reassessments and services that address the needs of families with infants and toddlers Program Components Screening The Developmental Screening Enhancement Program First 5 Healthy Development Services and other partner agencies throughout the community use standardized screening tools to identify potential developmental and social emotional behavioral needs for children under age 6 Triage During this process to determine eligibility a licensed psychologist completes a comprehensive global developmental evaluation and when indicated the psychologist collaborates with a pediatrician to review all available information about a child s history and needs including a review of existing reports and contacting other service providers who have worked with the child This information is used to determine whether the child is eligible for further KidSTART services based on their degree of complexity Children who are not eligible for further KidSTART services are referred to other community providers for less intensive services Assessment For children who are eligible to continue with the program a trans disciplinary team of clinicians assesses the child then collaborates to determine diagnoses needs and appropriate intervention services This includes a home based assessment completed by a care coordinator who uses standardized measures and a social work approach to determine strengths and needs of the child and family The team

    Original URL path: http://www.rchsd.org/programs-services/kidstart/ (2015-03-26)
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  • Laboratory Services / Pathology
    Videos Safety Store at Rady Children s Rethink Your Drink Injury Prevention Growing Up Columns Locations Main Campus Satellite Locations Emergency Urgent Care Programs Services Laboratory Services Pathology Rady Children s Specialists Laboratory Services Pathology Licenses Laboratory Services Pathology Laboratory Services Pathology Team Services Research For Medical Professionals Resources Locations Laboratory Services Pathology Rose Pavilion 1st Floor Main entrance 3020 Children s Way San Diego CA 92123 858 966 6776 858 966 6707 View All Locations Pathologists check for disease infection and abnormalities by analyzing cells tissues and body fluids Here at Rady Children s we have the only group of pathologists in San Diego County solely dedicated to the practice of pediatric pathology Using state of the art equipment our pathologists provide interpretations in pediatric anatomic and clinical pathology ciliary motility analysis and electron microscopy We also offer consultations in all aspects of pediatric anatomic and clinical pathology with particular expertise in pediatric neoplasia gastrointestinal and hepatic pathology muscle biopsies and pediatric renal biopsies Our Division members are faculty at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine and train UC San Diego medical students residents and fellows as well as residents from the Naval Medical Center San Diego Additionally we are active in national and international societies and medical associations including the Society for Pediatric Pathology Children s Oncology Group United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology College of American Pathologists and the American Association of Blood Banks Outpatient Laboratory Hours Monday through Friday 7 30 a m 5 00 p m Division Achievements Our team evaluates approximately 12 000 surgical specimens each year including 60 70 new cases of malignant tumors such as Wilms tumor neuroblastoma rhabdomyosarcoma and brain tumors Our team evaluates approximately 450 bone marrow specimens each year Our team serves on editorial boards

    Original URL path: http://www.rchsd.org/programs-services/laboratory-services-pathology/ (2015-03-26)
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