The Pre-operative Care Clinic (POCC) is a dedicated team of health professionals that help prepare patients for surgery at Children’s National. Our patients range from neonates to adult patients with congenital diseases. Our care team includes pediatric anesthesiologists, hospitalist-based pediatricians, nurse practitioners and nurses.
Evaluate patient to determine need for surgery, procedure, or imaging study requiring anesthesia.
Determine patient will require surgery, procedure, or imaging study requiring anesthesia.
A member of the healthcare team submits a POCC referral via electronic order in Cerner. Specialists outside CNH without access to Cerner can submit a POCC referral via email.
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