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
CPP Caregiver Journey
For use throughout their
journey with CPP
This resource provides an
overview of CPP and
treatment with LUPRON
Signs of CPP Brochure
For suspected and newly diagnosed patients with CPP
This resource identifies the
signs of CPP and tells the
caregiver what to expect
For newly diagnosed patients
with CPP when exploring
This resource explains the
importance of early
diagnosis of CPP and what to expect from treatment.
SUPPORT PLUS: LIVE NURSE SUPPORT
Visit the Support PLUS & Resources page for additional assistance, information, and helpful resources. Caregivers can call the toll-free hotline for live nurse support† to get help navigating their child's treatment with LUPRON DEPOT‑PED.
Nurse Support Hotline: 1-855-LUPRON-P (1-855-587-7667), Monday–Friday, 10 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