Children's Diabetes & Endocrine Center - Emanuel

Facility Profile

Note: This information is provided for nursing school faculty to let them know the kinds of clinical experiences available for nursing students at Legacy Health.

Site:  Randall Children's Hospital at Emanuel 
Unit Name:  Children's Diabetes & Endocrine Center 
Placement Coordinator:   
Patient Population &/or Specialty Served:  Outpatient peds endocrine, diabetes 
Usual Times/Days of Week Unit Open:  Mon-Fri, 0830-1700 
Shift Length Worked & Start Times:  8 hour shifts beginning at 0830 
Number of Licensed Patient Beds:  N/A 
Average Daily Unit Census:  24 
Average Length of Stay:  N/A 
Number of RNs Working Each Shift:  2-3
Skill Mix:   RNs and Registered Dieticians 
Average Skill Style of Nursing & Usual Patient Assignment:  Teaching classes; 1:1 appointments; Insulin Adjustment Line; Inpatient diabetes education for newly diagnosed children with diabetes, or readmits for DKA 
Special Skill Sets Usually Required of RNs:  Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE), or able to achieve when eligible, for the RNs in the Diabetes Educator positions. "Clinic RN" position does not require CDE