ST. PETERSBURG, FL (April 19, 2022) — HCA Florida Northside Hospital partnered with Sunstar Paramedics,Suncoast Chapter of Jack & Jill of America, Inc. andMykidzmd Pediatrics to host A Day in the Life of a Pediatrician. The educational day of healthcare was presented to local students. The teens were exposed to the practice of medicine and lifesaving skills in the event of an emergency. Local pediatrician, Dr. Regina Hardin held the event at her practice. She talked about the professional life of a pediatrician, goal setting and college tuition financial tips. The teens learned the Sam splint method to treat a one injury and HCA Florida Northside Hospital Cardiologist Dr. Robert Sanchez taught Hands Only CPR to the beat of “Staying Alive”.
About HCA Florida Northside Hospital
Serving the community since 1976, HCA Florida Northside Hospital is a 288-bed hospital, offering a full range of services including comprehensive and interventional stroke care, preventative and corrective cardiac care, full-service orthopedic and spine treatment an ER 24/7®, and general surgery. As one of the first hospitals in the area to achieve Atrial Fibrillation Certification (SCPC), our technologically advanced hospital allows our highly skilled physicians, nursing, and caregivers to serve our growing community. HCA Florida Northside Hospital is the first nationally recognized Comprehensive Stroke Center in Pinellas County and nationally recognized for quality and safety by earning an ‘A’ Patient Safety grade from the Leapfrog Group Spring 2020 and 2021. Our employees voted us a Tampa Bay Times Top Workplace in 2020. With campus-based specialized services including the Tampa Bay Heart Institute and the Neuroscience Institute for Interventional Neuroradiology and neurologic care, HCA Florida Northside Hospital continues to enhance and expand its services to better serve the community.