Welcome to the Nurse's Station, featuring resources curated with input from nurses like you. Here you'll find information to support the work you do with caregivers, as well as helpful videos and brochures that provide important details about LUPRON DEPOT-PED, including its use and tips for administration.
LUPRON DEPOT-PED GUIDE FOR NURSES
This in-depth educational resource was made just for nurses. Use this guide to help prepare for your conversations with caregivers and children who have Central Precocious Puberty (CPP). This guide is intended for nurse education only. Be sure to utilize the other downloadable resources on this page when working directly with caregivers.
For reconstitution and administration instructions, please refer to the LUPRON DEPOT-PED full Prescribing Information.
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FOR USE WITH CAREGIVERS
Caregiver Journey Brochure for use throughout their CPP journey
This resource provides an overview of CPP and treatment with LUPRON DEPOT-PED.
Signs of CPP Brochure for undiagnosed and newly diagnosed patients
This resource identifies the signs a parent/caregiver will typically see in a child who has CPP and tells the parent/caregiver what to expect following diagnosis.
Visit the Support PLUS & Resources page for additional assistance, information, and helpful resources. Caregivers can call the toll-free live Nurse Support† Hotline to get help navigating their child's treatment with LUPRON DEPOT‑PED.
Toll-free hotline: 1-855-LUPRON-P (1-855-587-7667), Monday–Friday, 7 AM–7 PM CT
†Certified nurses are provided by AbbVie and do not work under the direction of a healthcare professional (HCP) or give medical advice. They are trained to direct patients to their HCP for treatment-related advice, including further referrals.
Distraction techniques may help reduce anxiety for children being administered injections. Effective distraction techniques help focus the child’s thoughts away from the shot and onto something else.1,2
Distraction techniques can be provided by the parent or healthcare provider. Here are some common distraction techniques1,2:
Parent demeanor can also play a significant role in helping reduce the child’s anxiety.2
- Humor, nonprocedural talk, and suggestions on how to cope are related to decreases in child distress
- Reassurance and apologies are related to increases in child distress