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Pediatric Transport Services

Minutes count when an emergency occurs. It’s then that the pediatric transport team at Florida Hospital for Children springs into action, fielding a team of highly trained specialists who will accompany your child to the hospital. Each member of our transport team has extensive neonatal and/or pediatric critical care training, ensuring that your child’s quality of care is not interrupted during transport. All team members have a minimum of 3 years ICU education and hold the following certifications: NRP, PALS, ACLS, and STABLE.

There is always an RN and an RRT on board, and the team operates under the scope of a physician, who stays in contact during transit. Extensive continuing education keeps our team members on the leading edge of NICU and PICU care.

Florida Hospital for Children provides 24/7 coverage to over 30 hospitals in 15 surrounding counties, ensuring that all incoming patients get the specialized trip they need as quickly as possible.

Our dedicated pediatric ambulances are designed to cater to the needs of neonatal and pediatric patients, allowing critical therapies to be performed on the go. These international grade vehicles are fully customized with child friendly features including a DVD player and specialized medical equipment, such as dinosaur masks for nebulizer treatments. Special services include nitric oxide in transit, newborn and pediatric ventilators, and air transport via the helicopter Florida Flight 1.

Our skilled transport team extends the same the world-class care children receive at Florida Hospital for Children to all transport patients.

The skill to heal. The spirit to care.