Pediatric Treatment Center (PTC) (AC-6)
Part of Strong Memorial Hospital
The Pediatric Treatment Center (PTC), located on the 6th floor of the Ambulatory Care Facility of Strong Memorial Hospital, provides outpatient care and treatment to children requiring a variety of procedures. The PTC accommodates children with chronic and acute care needs, regardless of diagnosis, providing a comfortable setting for patients requiring transfusions, infusions, monitoring and observation. The Pediatric Treatment Center (PTC) is available to all pediatric specialties, and specialty providers manage the care of their patients while in the Pediatric Treatment Center.
We provide medical care for patients who require intravenous therapy, injections, stimulation tests and procedures. This includes but is not limited to:
- Intravenous therapy
- IV hydration
- Medication infusions
- Chemotherapy infusions
- Immune globulin
- Enzyme replacement
- Growth Colony Stimulating Factor (GCSF)
- Stimulation Tests
- Lumbar Puncture
- Bone Marrow Aspirate/Biopsy
- Joint Aspiration
- Botox injection for Spasticity
- Sedation procedures
The Pediatric Treatment Center is staffed daily with three Registered Nurses, two Clinical Technologists, one Ambulatory Patient Representative and one Wegmans Child Life Program Specialist.
Your child's specialty physician and Nurse Practitioner coordinates your child's care while in the Pediatric Treatment Center and are available during your procedure.
Our atmosphere is "child friendly." In the Pediatric Activity room, you'll find:
- Software games
- Internet access
There are 10 private infusion rooms. Each has a T.V. and DVD player for patient use.
The activity room is specifically for patients receiving treatment. Children who are sick and possibly contagious are not allowed in the activity room. All children utilizing this room must be under direct parental supervision. Food is not allowed in the activity room due to the activities done there. Patients are asked to eat in their private room.
For a tour of the Pediatric Treatment Center, please call (585) 275-2260
Visiting the Pediatric Treatment Center