After the ICU: Supporting Kids and Families through the CIRCLE Program with Dr. Ericka Fink and Shannon Snatchko, MSN, RN, CCRN

September 7, 2022

In the latest episode of “That’s Pediatrics” – UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh’s podcast about all things pediatric health and wellness – our hosts talk with Ericka Fink, MD, MS, FCCM, a critical care physician researcher at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and Shannon M. Snatchko, MSN, RN, CCRN, nurse coordinator for the Critical Illness Recovery for ChiLdrEn (CIRCLE) program at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

Specifically, our experts touch on what the CIRCLE program at UPMC Children’s Hospital is and how it developed in response to post-intensive care syndrome for pediatrics (PICS-P), the birth of CIRCLE’s longitudinal outcomes program, utilizing baseline questionnaires to track changes in functioning and connect patients and families to particular resources, goals and plans for expansion of the program in the next 5-10 years, and more.

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