Pediatric Treatment Center (PTC) (AC-6)

The Pediatric Treatment Center (PTC), located on the 6th floor of the Ambulatory Care Facility of Strong Memorial Hospital, provides outpatient care and treatment to children requiring a variety of procedures. The PTC accommodates children with chronic and acute care needs, regardless of diagnosis, providing a comfortable setting for patients requiring transfusions, infusions, monitoring and observation. The Pediatric Treatment Center (PTC) is available to all pediatric specialties, and specialty providers manage the care of their patients while in the Pediatric Treatment Center.

Our Services

We provide medical care for patients who require intravenous therapy, injections, stimulation tests and procedures. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Intravenous therapy
  • IV hydration
  • Medication infusions
  • Transfusions
  • Chemotherapy infusions
  • Immune globulin
  • Enzyme replacement
  • Injections
    • Antibiotics
    • Lupron
    • Xolair
    • Growth Colony Stimulating Factor (GCSF)
  • Stimulation Tests
  • Procedures
    • Lumbar Puncture
    • Bone Marrow Aspirate/Biopsy
    • Bronchoscopy
    • Joint Aspiration
    • Botox injection for Spasticity
  • Sedation procedures

Our Team

The Pediatric Treatment Center is staffed daily with two Registered Nurses, one to two Clinical Technologists, one Ambulatory Patient Representative and one Child Life Specialist.

Your child’s specialty physician and Nurse Practitioner coordinates your child’s care while in the Pediatric Treatment Center and are available during your procedure.

Our Facility

Our atmosphere is “child friendly.” In the Pediatric Activity room, you’ll find:

  • Games
  • T.V.
  • Video
  • Computers
  • Software games
  • Internet access

The isolation rooms are utilized for patients who are ill or require protection from exposure to others. Patients can remain in the infusion area or go to the playroom while they are receiving their treatment.

The activity room is specifically for patients receiving treatment. Children who are sick and possibly contagious are not allowed in the activity room. All children utilizing this room must be under direct parental supervision.

The availability of these rooms are determined by the medical staff, based on individual patient care needs.

For a tour of the Pediatric Treatment Center, please call 585-275-2260

Visiting the Pediatric Treatment Center

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