Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

The PICU provides a coordinated approach for improving the quality and safety of care for critically ill pediatric patients at the NC Children's Hospital. [more]

Pediatric Rapid Response System

The Pediatric Rapid Response System aims to decrease pediatric cardiac arrests at N.C. Children's. Any time a family member or medical provider expresses concern about a patient’s condition, an overhead call activates the Pediatric Rapid Response Team, who arrives to treat the patient within minutes. [more]


TeamSTEPPS™ is an evidence-based teamwork system aimed at optimizing patient outcomes by improving communication and other teamwork skills among health care professionals. [more]

Pediatric Sedation Excellence

The Pediatric Sedation Excellence program focuses on coordinating quality and safety efforts for all pediatric sedations throughout UNC Health Care. [more]