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community nurse liaison program

Our nurse liaison program services can range from a one-time pediatric education, up to a very comprehensive partnership, with an embedded onsite liaison who manages your pediatric care on a continuing basis.

nurse liaison services

Partnerships are customized to be flexible and affordable, providing a consistent pediatric presence to meet your organization’s needs and equipping your team to provide top notch pediatric care in your community.

Services include:

  • Onsite embedded nurse liaisons; level of support determined by partner
  • Hands on learning for your staff through Partners in Practice
  • Clinical support
    • Inpatient pediatric service support, optimizing the patient/family experience
      • Pediatric polices, standards of care, clinical practice guidelines, order sets
      • Pediatric performance improvement and audit process/tools
      • Pediatric data for community health assessment plans
    •  24/7 pediatric pharmacy consultation support
      • Includes access to consultation with pediatric pharmacist as well as the Dayton Children’s formulary
    • Support for ancillary services
    • Recommendations for pediatric supplies and equipment
    • Expert assistance in developing evidence based pediatric policies and standards of care
    • Development of pediatric specific performance improvement and developing pediatric audit processes
    • Pediatric environment of care and safety recommendations
  • Tools and materials 
    • Access to pediatric materials and experts for clinical service support including;
    • Distraction kit instruction
  • Education
    • Pediatric courses
    • Competencies, skills training and mock codes
    • Emergency response
    • Pediatric resource guides/tools for staff including
    • Opportunity to have Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) course provided on site
  • Co-Branding
    • Opportunity to collaborate on pediatric health and safety community outreach initiatives and co-brand events
    • Joint marketing effort

If you would like to hear more about how a partnership can benefit your organization, Contact Deb Jacobs, RN, MSN, CNP  

If you have been instructed to complete a “partners in practice” packet, please review the documents listed and return the documents to be completed.   We will be working with you and your supervisor to set up this experience.  

  • Partners in Practice application packet
    • Information to read by participant
      • Dress code policy
      • Code of conduct
      • Confidentiality
      • Safety packet
    • Packet to be completed and returned can be securely faxed to (937-641-6114)
      • Checklist
      • Profile
      • Health and Liability
      • Compliance and Confidentiality statement
      • Disclosure of convictions
      • Safety test
      • Proof or CPR
      • Current Driver License  or state ID

*Courses available through the Nurse Liaisons

  • Basic Care of the Pediatric Patient
  • Basic Care of the Pediatric Patient in the ED
  • The Mechanisms and Science of Pediatric Decline
  • Pediatric Refresher for the adult care giver
  • The Pediatric Surgery Patient

*Competency skill stations

  • Nursing
    • Suctioning
    • Pediatric PIV
    • Pediatric Medication Administration
    • Pediatric Assessment/ Monitoring
    • Pediatric pain assessment  
  • Assistive staff/ new nurses
    • Vital Signs
    • Weights/ Measures
    • Distraction
    • Positions of comfort

*Emergency Response

refer consult

Dayton Children's is available to assist referring providers and their patients with an array of services.

refer a patient

To consult with a pediatric specialist, contact the communication center: 937-641-4385 Monday-Friday | 7:30 am to 5:00 pm.

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