Unless you have extensive experience in the hospital setting, being a music therapist in a pediatric hospital can feel like getting dropped onto a new planet. We are expected to “speak the language,” yet you may feel you are overwhelmed with new terminology, new job titles you’ve never heard of, and new systems within the hospital. Get a head start on your pediatric journey by familiarizing yourself with medical terminology!
This comprehensive guide to common medical terminology for quick reference & refreshers includes 55+ terms & phrases to help you fit right in to your interdisciplinary team.
From the roles of different team members, to acronyms, to types of cancer, to common treatment terms, this reference guide will support you as you learn the language of the hospital.