Your child’s surgeon has requested that your child be seen by an anesthesiologist before surgery. An anesthesiologist is a doctor with special training who gives medicine to your child so that your child is unconscious and will not feel pain during the surgery.
Remember to bring:
Your child’s pre-anesthetic consult will take place in the Stollery Pre-Admission Clinic located in Unit 1C3.
From the East Public Parkade, cross the pedway, pass the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute information desk. Continue straight down the hall until the t-intersection (blue wall).Turn right and head into the main area of the University of Alberta Hospital. Look for the spiral staircase or the glass elevators to take you to Level 1. Look for the Rexall Pharmacy. Continue towards the glass exit doors to 114 Street. The Stollery Pre- Admission Clinic will be on your left.
From the Health Sciences/ Jubilee LRT stationYour (LRT ETS Info), enter the 114 street entrance, with the Stollery bear located above the door. The Stollery Pre-Admission Clinic is on your immediate right.
From the Public Underground Parking, take the elevators to Level 1. Unit 1C3 – Stollery Pre-Admission Clinic is located in the south-west section on Level 1 near the Rexall Pharmacy.
From the hospital entrances on 112th Street, you will enter on Level 1. Unit 1C3 – Stollery Pre-Admission Clinic is located in the south-west section on Level 1 near the Rexall Pharmacy.
Your appointment may take up to three hours, please come prepared.
You will meet with an anesthesiologist who will ask you questions about your child’s health.
Your nurse will go over:
Your nurse will also answer any questions or talk about any concerns that you may have. If you have questions about how to manage your child’s pain after surgery, speak with your nurse or the anesthesiologist.
You may meet other healthcare providers like a physiotherapist, an occupational therapist, a social worker, or a child life specialist. Your child's care team
The Stollery Children’s Hospital is a teaching hospital. We often have learners in our clinic so you may also see medical residents and health care students as members of your child’s care team.