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Self Care Tips for Parents

Self care tips for parents

Questions for your child’s care team

Questions for your child's care team

Parent’s Checklist

Parent's Checklist: a list of things to do to prepare for surgery

Getting Ready – Parents

Pre-register for your child's surgery online.

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Get to know Children’s – Minnetonka patient care manager, nurse

Erin Curtis, RN, BSN, is the patient care manager for the surgery center in Minnetonka, where teams perform more than 3,200 outpatient surgeries each year.

Planning for Surgery

We recognize how much thought and preparation goes into planning for surgery. To help you get ready a team of parents, teens and staff created and compiled resources to answer your questions and provide information about the surgery experience.


We know you may want to dig for more information, so we gathered these easy-to-digest materials and resources from pediatric organizations in Minnesota and beyond.

What to Expect

Helping kids feel calm and prepared

Meet the Team

Surgical specialists at your service

Outcomes and Research

The pediatric surgery teams know the score