The Pediatrics unit at American Fork Hospital is dedicated to making a child’s experience with hospitalization the best it can be. Each room is equipped for a parent to stay with the child at all times
Caregivers at American Fork Hospital have a variety of
resources available that will help minimize the impact that
hospitalization can have on a child.
Our multi-disciplinary team is ready and waiting to address your child’s healthcare needs. Physicians, respiratory therapists, physical therapists, child life specialists, dietitians, pharmacists, patient care managers and nursing staff are each specially trained in pediatrics and eager to help your child.
The unit includes play areas for patients and is decorated with bright colors and artwork throughout, providing a fun and inviting environment for children.
The Pre-Op Hop is a fun, interactive class and tour for children ages 2 to 12 who are having surgery at American Fork Hospital.
Children and parents will enjoy
- Activities to help children get accustomed to sights and sounds they may experience during their surgical experience
- Guided tours of surgical areas allow children and parents to know where they will be on the day of surgery.
- General education about surgery, as well as opportunities to ask questions and address concerns about surgery.
Wednesdays at 4:30pm
Meet in the Main Lobby
Register by calling: (801) 357-4872
The Pre-Op Hop is made possible through generous funding grants from the Utah Valley Healthcare Foundation. To learn more about the Foundation or make a donation yourself, contact the Utah Valley Healthcare Foundation at (801) 357-7600.