Trained Psychosocial professionals

This is a generic term used to refer to health care professionals, such as play specialists, paediatric nurses, health psychologists, child life specialists (USA only) that are utilised as part of the health care team in a variety of different health care settings. Their training will include knowledge and skills in child development, preparation for sedation, anaesthesia and medical procedures. The list of professionals here is indicative not exhaustive, and training covers key areas relevant to this guideline only.