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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Erica Childs, BScN

The Hospital for Sick Children
Clinical Nurse Specialist / Nurse Practitioner, Critical Care
Advanced Practice Nurses


Phone: 416-813-5505
Email: erica.childs@sickkids.ca

Brief Biography

Erica obtained her Bachelor of Nursing Science from Queen’s University in 1994, and her Master of Nursing, Paediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner from the University of Toronto in 2002. She has practiced as a Clinical Nurse Specialist/Nurse Practitioner in the Department of Gastroenterology, specifically in the Enteral Feeding Program at The Hospital for Sick Children prior to developing a nurse practitioner role in Critical Care.

Clinical Care Activities

Erica Childs is a Clinical Nurse Specialist/Nurse Practitioner in the Division of Critical Care Medicine. Erica’s role is specifically dedicated to the Medical/Surgical Critical Care Program. Erica provides comprehensive patient care to critically ill patients with variety of medical disorders. In addition to direct patient care responsibilities Erica is also involved in the development of standards of care for neuro/trauma patients, providing education and support to staff nurses and the multidisciplinary team, as well as being a resource to long-term patients and families who have been discharged into the community.