Purpose and VisionNewsCurrently selectedEventsAwardsContact Us Home|About Presbyterian|News|News Article Page Image Page Content New Pediatric Infusion Center At Presbyterian Hospital Back to News ListingRelease Date: November 20, 2013The new Pediatric Infusion Center: The new Pediatric Infusion Center offers a family-friendly setting with 6 recliners and 3 private beds. Children have the opportunity to play games, watch TV, listen to music and visit with other children while receiving treatment. Creating a child friendly environment will hopefully decrease the stress and anxiety related to receiving treatment. The new center will serve up to 30 pediatric patients a day. The Pediatric Infusion Center team: The Pediatric Infusion Center team includes nurses, secretaries, pharmacists and physicians who are specially trained in Infusion Therapies. Our team includes an Oncologist, Hematologist, Infectious Disease physician and a Family Nurse Practitioner. What types of treatments will be offered: Our pediatric patients may need therapies for conditions like severe infections, autoimmune disorders, immunodeficiencies, childhood cancers, diabetes, blood disorders and digestive conditions. Intravenous (IV) treatments may be given for medication, rehydration, blood transfusion, chemotherapy, nutrition supplementation, or steroid or hormone needs. Why children need infusion services: Many medications are given through an IV and need a nurse to administer them, but these children do not necessarily need to receive this treatment in the hospital. An infusion center offers an outpatient setting where children can come in for their treatments and still sleep in their own beds. Treatments can take anywhere from 30 minutes to 5 hours to administer. Where the Pediatric Infusion Center is located: The new Pediatric Infusion Center is located right next to the Pediatric Multi-Specialty Clinic, so all providers in the clinic can utilize these services for their patients. Presbyterian Hospital Professional Building, 4th Floor, Suite 4620. Press Contact:Amanda SchoenbergCommunications SpecialistE-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Back to News Listing Additional Content Back To Top Sidebar Content Dedicated Community LeadershipWe are accountable to our board of community leaders who dedicate their time, expertise, and energy to improving the health of patients, members, and our communities. Meet these remarkable leaders.Learn More.Legacy of CaringWe are committed to caring for our community -- and have been for more than 100 years. Learn more about Presbyterian’s first one hundred years of caring for the people of New Mexico, and where we are headed today.Learn More.Together for HealthPresbyterian Healthcare Services envisions a healthy New Mexico. Learn more about the priority health issues facing each of our communities identified in our most recent Community Health Assessment.Learn More.