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Canadian Congenital Heart Alliance

Transition

Getting Ready for Adult Cardiac Care - An Information Night for Teens and their Family

SickKids Hospital, Room 4132 - Cath Lab Media Room, 4th Floor, Elm Wing
Thursday April 27, 2017 - 7-9pm
(no charge)

PDF icon Download 2017 G2G Transition Education Day.pdf (46.21 KB)

For more information: www.cchaforlife.org/transition-night

Please register by calling the Cardiac Clinic before Friday April 21st, 2017.
Sandra 416-813-5849 or Dimi 416-813-7654 ext. 228861
Refreshments will be provided!

Getting Ready for Adult Cardiac Care - An Information Night for Teens and their Family

Have you wondered what it will be like receiving care for your heart at the Adult Clinic?
(also called the Toronto Congenital Cardiac Centre for Adults)

This is your chance to find out.

  • Find out about the Adult Clinic
  • Meet some of the Adult Clinic care providers
  • Tour the Adult Clinic
  • Learn about the experience of patients and families
  • who have already transferred
  • Get your questions answered

SickKids Hospital, Room 4132 - Cath Lab Media Room, 4th Floor, Elm Wing
Thursday April 27, 2017 - 7-9pm
(no charge...

Transitioning from pediatric to adult CHD care

Transition

Children pass many  milestones growing up, the first day of kindergarten, the liberty of becoming a licensed driver and -going-off-to-college or university, just to name a few. Parents give the necessary “talks” about responsibility, risk and behaviour. These transitions are thought of as rites of passage.

Prepping our youth for entry into adult health care should be no different than transitioning into college, university or into the workforce.  At some point, most individuals will assume responsibility for maintaining and managing their own health. There remains work to do to...

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