High risk infants deserve high quality care.
With our multi-disciplinary team, we work in conjunction with primary care to meet the needs of these infants and their families. We serve as a liaison between the NICU team, pediatrician and subspecialists in order to smooth the transition home, provide ongoing support to the patients and their families, and help ensure the patient receives the highest quality medical care. Through the NICU Graduate Clinic, our team maintains their commitment to academic medicine and ongoing advancements through quality improvement and research endeavors which will enhance the care of the NICU graduate.
Our clinic is suitable for infants who are:
- Born < 32 weeks gestation
- Born < 1500 grams
- Treated with therapeutic hypothermia for hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy
- Required prolonged or intensive cardiopulmonary support
- Treated for neonatal abstinence syndrome
- Diagnosed with a genetic syndrome (I.e. Trisomy 21, Trisomy 18)
- Discharged from the NICU with a need for more intensive care coordination to meet their needs
- Growth and nutrition assessment and guidance
- Enhanced developmental assessments
- Care coordination between the pediatrician, sub-specialists and home health services
- Referral to appropriate sub-specialty medical care and insurance of timely follow up
- Referrals to community resources
- RSV immunoprophylaxis with palivizumab from October to March
- Ongoing lactation support
Our clinic is held the second and fourth Wednesday mornings of the month.
Children's Hospital Specialty Center - Lakeside 501
4720 S. I-10 Service Road West, Suite 501
Metairie, LA 70001
Call 504-988-4158 to schedule an appointment.
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