Child & Youth Project Updates

Maternal Newborn Child & Youth SCN

Bronchiolitis QI  | Button Battery Ingestion | Concussion Pathway  | Pediatric Eating & Swallowing (PEAS) | TRaC-K | Well on Your Way


Bronchiolitis QI

Bronchiolitis, a viral lower respiratory infection, is the leading cause of infant hospitalization in Canada. This quality improvement project aims to standardize best practice in treating babies and children with bronchiolitis – Less is Best! Learn more about bronchiolitis.

Button Battery Ingestion in Children

Button batteries are common items found in the home, but serious injury, even death, can occur as a result of swallowing them.

Concussion Pathway

The Concussion Clinical Pathway established a provincial standard for the management of children and youth needing concussion care. Guidance for patients and families is available on

Pediatric Eating and Swallowing (PEAS)

PEAS is a quality improvement initiative to standardize services and improve care for children with an eating, feeding and swallowing disorder in Alberta.


Telehealth Rounding and Consultation for Kids (TRaC-K)

TRaC-K is an inpatient virtual health collaboration between the Alberta Children’s Hospital and the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital. Building pediatric capacity in regional centres not only reduces pressure on the children’s hospital, but allows families to stay closer to home when their child is admitted.


Well on Your Way: Transitioning from Youth to Adult Care

Youth with chronic or complex care needs and their families often find it difficult to transition from care and services provided for children, to services that are available for adults.

A new patient and family information portal is available to support youth and their families with tools and tips on how to navigate the health system and develop the skills to manage this next phase in their life.