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Explaining PH to Your Child: Developmentally Appropriate Approaches

October 20, 2011 

Every child is unique. Michelle and Jennifer, PH nurses from the Children’s Hospital Colorado, discuss different ways of explaining PH to children of all ages and learning styles.

This webinar is part of PHA's Parents Telephone Support Group. Read more

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Presenter Information

Jennifer Wisniewski, RN, BSN

Jennifer Wisniewski, RN, BSN
Level IV PH Coordinator
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Jennifer obtained her bachelors at Fitchburg State College in Fitchburg, MA in 1993 and worked at Boston Children’s CICU for several years before relocating to Denver, CO in 2004. She joined the Children’s Hospital Colorado Pulmonary Hypertension team in 2009. “It has been an amazing experience caring for such wonderful children and their families. My son Benjamin reminds me every day how amazing life is and how it should be full of laughter.”

Michelle Calderbank, RN, BSN

Michelle Calderbank, RN, BSN
Level IV PH Coordinator
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Michelle has been with the Children’s Hospital Colorado PH program for the last six years. Michelle has developed the patient and family handbook for their PH program. Michelle works together with the families of children who have PH to proactively prepare them for their journey with PH.

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