Pediatric Emergency Services
Providence Little Company of Mary Hospital Medical Center Torrance is a designated Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics (EDAP). All our emergency physicians are trained to meet the needs of children; in addition, we provide specialty trained Pediatric Emergency Physicians seven days a week from 6 pm until 2 am. On Saturday, Sunday, and most holidays, we have expanded hours from 10 am to 3 am. Providence Little Company of Mary also provides Pediatric Hospitalist Physicians who can admit all but the sickest children to the hospital. If a child requires a hospital with a specialized Pediatric ICU, they may be transferred to a specialized facility. The physicians at Providence Little of Company of Mary will make that determination and Providence staff will arrange for the transfer.
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is committed to providing the highest quality pediatric care in a child-friendly environment. Our Emergency Department has designated pediatric rooms equipped with specialized equipment, enabling our board-certified pediatric emergency physicians to treat our young patients. To help comfort our youngest patients, we have a library of children's DVDs to help sooth and occupy our pediatric patients who require extended medical evaluations.
All Providence Emergency Department nurses are certified in advanced pediatric life support and receive ongoing pediatric emergency education.