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CARD SystemEnglishPain/AnaesthesiaPre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANon-drug treatmentAdult (19+) Caregivers Community healthcare providers Hospital healthcare providersNA2021-05-27T04:00:00ZLanding Page (Overview)Learning Hub<p>The CARD system provides strategies that can be used to help cope before and during vaccination and needle procedures. The system consists of resources such as videos and handouts that will help to prepare you and your child for vaccination and needle procedures.</p><a href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_General_What_is_CARD.pdf"><figure class="asset-small"><img alt="Download CARD handout PDF" src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_General_What_is_CARD_Thumbnail.jpg" /></figure></a> <p>The CARD system provides strategies that can be used to help cope before and during vaccination and needle procedures. The system consists of resources such as videos, handouts and activities that will help to prepare you and your child for vaccinations. Download the handout to learn more about strategies you can use.<br></p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD-Hub.png<div class="collection-nav-item"> <a href="/card">Home</a> </div><div class="collection-nav-item"> <a href="/card?topic=cardfamilies">Community vaccination for families</a> </div><div class="collection-nav-item"> <a href="/card?topic=cardcommvac">Community vaccination for health-care providers</a> </div><div class="collection-nav-item"> <a href="/card?topic=cardhospfamilies">Hospital needle procedures for families</a> </div><div class="collection-nav-item"> <a href="/card?topic=cardhospneedproc">Hospital needle procedures for health-care providers</a> </div><div class="collection-nav-item"> <a href="/card?topic=cardschool">Information for educators</a> </div><div class="collection-nav-item"> <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/fr/card">Français</a></div>

 

 

CARD for hospital needle procedures for health-care providersCARD for hospital needle procedures for health-care providersCARD for hospital needle procedures for health-care providersCEnglishPain/AnaesthesiaChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Hospital healthcare providersLanding PageCollection Hub<p>The CARD system provides strategies that can be used to help cope before and during needle procedures. The system consists of resources that will help to provide a better needle procedure experience.</p><a href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_DI_HCP_What_is_CARD.pdf"><figure class="asset-small"><img alt="Download CARD handout PDF" src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_DI_HCP_What_is_CARD_Thumbnail.jpg" /></figure></a> <p>The CARD system provides strategies that can be used to help cope before and during needle procedures. The system consists of resources that will help to provide a better needle procedure experience.</p><p>Download the handout to learn more about CARD and the strategies you can use.</p><br><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Information for health-care providers</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find resources for health-care providers to support an improved needle procedure experience.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Education</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Procedures_HCP_What_is_CARD.pdf">What is CARD for health-care providers</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Procedures_4E_Model.pdf">CARD 4E model</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Implementation</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Procedures_Integration_Guide.pdf">Integration guide</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Procedures_HCP_PlanningChecklist.pdf">Planning checklist</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Implementation - Additional guides</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Procedures_Customizing_CARD.pdf">Customizing CARD</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Procedures_Before_and_After_Images.pdf">Images of practice settings before and after CARD</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Scheduling and check in</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Procedures_HCP_ProcedureDayChecklist.pdf">Procedure day checklist</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Procedures_Checklist.pdf">Coping checklist for children 4 years of age and older</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Procedures_Checklist_Children_up_to_3yrs.pdf">Coping checklist for children up to 3 years of age</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Procedures_Visual_Checklist.pdf">Visual coping checklist</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Scheduling and check in - Additional guides</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Procedures_Introducing_CARD.docx">Introducing CARD: Communication templates</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Procedures_HCP_WhatYouCanSay.pdf">What health-care providers can say</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Procedures_Engagement_Resource.pdf">Engagement resource</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Procedures_General_What_is_CARD.pdf">Learn how to play your CARDs</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Procedures_Numbing_Cream.pdf">Using topical anesthetics to reduce pain</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Procedures_Parent_What_is_CARD.pdf">What is CARD for parents and caregivers</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Procedures_Parents_HowYouCanAct.pdf">How parents and caregivers can act</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Procedures_Parents_WhatYouCanSay.pdf">What parents and caregivers can say</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Procedures_Parents_WhatYouCanDo.pdf">What parents and caregivers can do</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Waiting area/Injection area - Posters</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Procedures_General_Poster.pdf">CARD system general poster</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Procedures_Poster.pdf">CARD system poster</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Procedures_Poster_for_Kids.pdf">Needle procedures poster for children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_SearchAndFind_Poster.pdf">Search and find poster</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Character_Posters.pdf">CARD character posters</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Waiting area/Injection area - Game/Activity sheets for children</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_SearchAndFind_Poster.pdf">Search and find poster</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Coco_Distraction_Poster.pdf">Find Coco the cat distraction poster</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Atom_Distraction_Poster.pdf">Find Atom the android distraction poster</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Rex_Distraction_Poster.pdf">Find Rex the T-rex distraction poster</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Doodle_Distraction_Poster.pdf">Find Doodle the dog distraction poster</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Colouring_Pages.pdf">CARD colouring pages</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Connect_Dots.pdf">CARD connect the dots </a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Mazes.pdf">CARD mazes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Character_Cards.pdf">CARD character cards</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Waiting area/Injection area - Coping strategy guides</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Procedures_HCP_WhatYouCanSay.pdf">What you can say guide</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Procedures_Comfort_Positions.pdf">Comfort positions</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Muscle_Tension.pdf">Muscle tension to prevent needle related fainting</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Aftercare area</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Procedures_Patient_Guardian_Surveys.docx">CARD surveys: For patients undergoing medical procedures involving needles</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Evaluation and refinement</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Procedures_Staff_Surveys.docx">CARD surveys: For implementing staff</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Coping strategy guides</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find coping strategies they can be used to support an improved needle procedure experience.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Procedures_WhatYouCanSay_Guide.pdf">What you can say guide</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Procedures_Numbing_Cream.pdf">Using numbing cream to reduce pain</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Procedures_Comfort_Positions.pdf">Comfort positions</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Muscle_Tension.pdf">Muscle tension to prevent needle related fainting</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Activities that support CARD</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find different activities to support an improved needle procedure experience.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_SearchAndFind_Poster.pdf">CARD search and find poster</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Coco_Distraction_Poster.pdf">Find Coco the cat distraction poster</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Atom_Distraction_Poster.pdf">Find Atom the android distraction poster</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Rex_Distraction_Poster.pdf">Find Rex the T-rex distraction poster</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Doodle_Distraction_Poster.pdf">Find Doodle the dog distraction poster</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Colouring_Pages.pdf">CARD colouring pages</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Connect_Dots.pdf">CARD connect the dots </a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Mazes.pdf">CARD mazes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD_Character_Cards.pdf">CARD character cards</a></li></ol></div><br>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/CARD-Hub.pngcardhospneedproc

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