Family Learning Center Resources

The following materials are intended only to provide general educational information. You should not rely on this information as medical advice or treatment. Do not attempt anything you may see in these materials without first consulting with your healthcare provider. If a CHOP provider did not expressly instruct you to view these materials, please do not use this information without first discussing with your own healthcare provider.

Patient Family Education

Giving a 70/30 Insulin Injection

This interactive learning module from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia lets you practice how to prepare a 70/30 insulin dose for injection. 

How to Give an Intramuscular Injection

This learning module demonstrates how to give an intramuscular injection. Topics include gathering supplies needed, preparing the syringe and vial, drawing up the medicine, preparing your child for the injection, giving the injection, and disposing of the needle.

Screengrab from How to Reconstitute Medicine from a Vial module

This learning module offers help and guidance for reconstituting medicine (changing powdered medicine into a liquid) from a single or multidose vial. It also allows you to practice the steps for giving this medicine as a subcutaneous injection.

How to Treat Low Blood Sugars

This interactive video explains the signs, symptoms and causes of low blood sugar, how the body is affected, and what you can do to correct a low blood sugar when detected.

This short animation will help you and your child prepare for your upcoming colonoscopy visit with CHOP. It will help your child know what to expect on the day of their appointment, who and what they will see, and what will happen before, during, and after their visit.

Preparing Your Child for Their Endoscopy

This short animation will help you and your child prepare for your upcoming endoscopy visit with CHOP. It will help your child know what to expect on the day of their appointment, who and what they will see, and what will happen before, during, and after their visit.

This short animation will help you and your child prepare for your upcoming endoscopy and colonoscopy visit with CHOP. It will help your child know what to expect on the day of their appointment, who and what they will see, and what will happen before, during, and after their visit.

Screengrab from Solu-Cortef Emergency Injection video

This video provides step-by-step instructions on how to administer Solu-Cortef emergency injection (hydrocortisone injection), also called a "stress dose," during an emergency. The video is also available in Spanish and Arabic.