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Pediatric emergency care

Specialized staff provide pediatric emergency care in a pediatric-friendly emergency room (ER). Highly trained pediatric doctors and nurses use child-sized medical equipment to evaluate and treat your child for medical emergencies.

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Children's emergency room (ER) in Fort Pierce, Florida

Although minor scrapes and bruises are part of childhood, more serious accidents sometimes happen.

When your child needs emergency pediatric care, you can count on the specialists at HCA Florida Lawnwood Hospital to provide compassionate, effective care.

Our pediatric emergency room is staffed by board-certified physicians and specially trained emergency nurses who have experience caring for children of all ages. We use leading-edge pediatric diagnostic and treatment methods to ensure your child's safety.

Our pediatric emergency room services

Our children's emergency room is the first and only of its kind on the Treasure Coast; it offers:

  • 10 pediatric-friendly treatment rooms
  • Board-certified emergency physicians trained in pediatrics
  • Board-certified pediatric subspecialists
  • Child-sized equipment, gowns, IVs, airway management tools and other medical necessities made specifically for children
  • Pediatric triage

Should your child need to be admitted to the hospital for further treatment, we provide comprehensive pediatric services. This includes access to our pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) where we care for seriously ill and injured children.

Kid-friendly emergency care

We know that a visit to the emergency department can be scary for children, so our medical staff has worked hard to create a calm, nurturing environment. We have child-friendly décor and furniture, colorful artwork and an aquarium. We also understand that children have special needs when it comes to emergency care, so we tailor our bedside manner accordingly.

Pediatric Emergency Care Classes & Events


Hands-Only CPR 
 August 16, 2022
 9:30 - 11:00am
 Oviedo Medical Center
Learn all about Early Heart Attack Care and the TWO simple steps of Hands-Only CPR free at your local hospital, Oviedo Medical Center.  Space is limited. Please register. Note: This is not a certified course and instructions provided do not...

Hands-Only CPR 
 August 16, 2022
 9:30 - 11:00am
 Oviedo Medical Center
Learn all about Early Heart Attack Care and the TWO simple steps of Hands-Only CPR free at your local hospital, Oviedo Medical Center.  Space is limited. Please register. Note: This is not a certified course and instructions provided do not...

Stroke Support Group For You And Your Family 
 August 18, 2022
 11:00 - 12:00pm
 The Rehabilitation Institute of Northwest Florida - Conference Room
The support group is intended to be a meeting for individuals who have experienced a stroke. The meetings will provide educational support, social support and community outreach to both you and your family. Attendees will receive valuable...

 August 18, 2022
 5:55 - 8:00pm
 The Medical Center of Aurora - Online Class
Our Breastfeeding Class is geared toward expectant couples. Learn the basics of breastfeeding, including proper latch on, infant feeding cues, positioning and how to establish a good milk supply. Please bring a doll. Registration is required for...

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