Urology Transitional Care Program Resources
We encourage children to be actively involved in their own healthcare in age-appropriate ways, adjusting care and providing transitional support as they grow.
For Parents and Caregivers
Learn 10 tips to explain to your 7- to 10-year-old child about his medical conditions, medications, allergies and doctors, and how to encourage him to become as independent as possible.
Learn 12 tips to help you explain to your 11- to 13-year-old child about her medical conditions, medicines, allergies and doctors, and how to encourage her to become as independent as possible.
You’ll learn 13 tips to talk to your child age 14-17 about her medical conditions, medications, allergies and doctors, and help your child become as independent as possible.
Learn 10 tips to help your 18- to 21-year-old child make the successful transition to adult healthcare.
In the not-so-distant future, your child will be an adult. Adults need adult doctors. Your child’s ability to manage his or her care will be very important to staying as healthy as possible. That’s why we have a special Transition Program.
For Teens and Young Adults
This resource offers 9 tips to help your 11- to 13-year old child learn about his health conditions, medications, allergies, and how to recognize if he needs medical help.
This tool offers 14 tips to help your 14- to 17-year-old child learn about her health conditions, medications, allergies, and how to recognize if she needs medical help.
This resource is for young adults age 18-21 who will learn 13 tips to help transition to adult healthcare. Tips include knowing your medical conditions, keeping an up-to-date list of medications and dosages, and knowing who to call when you need help.
This brochure will help your teen as he begins taking more control of his condition. A quick self-assessment will help teens understand how much they know about their condition and then work with healthcare providers to fill any knowledge gaps.
This resource will help your teen with a chronic health condition to transition to adult healthcare. This tool details what your teen needs to be able to do, how the healthcare provider can be a partner in your teen’s health, and six keys to good health.
Teenagers: soon you’ll be an adult. Adults need adult doctors. When you reach late teens or early 20s, your ability to manage your healthcare will be important to your health. We want you to be ready.