They were all so patient with her and it made all the difference
I had to bring my 2 year old daughter to the Emergency Department for a broken arm. She was terrified of coming to “the doctor’s” and immediately tried to run out of the room, quickly followed with hiding behind the room’s curtain. Our nurse, Ashlee, Child Life Specialist, Becca, and physician, Dr. Kerschner, were all so patient with her and it made all the difference. They gave her time and space to calm down, Becca got her engaged in play, and the remainder of the visit she was happy, playful, and cooperative. Becca brought casting supplies so she could give her stuffed unicorn a cast to match her new cast. By the end of the visit she didn’t want to leave! Thank you, thank you, thank you, for making the visit a happy one for both her and I!