BOOK: Why am I ImPORTant? – A Kid's Guide to Port-A-Catheters

Item #: AP200
Port Book

Written by Jennifer Gretzema CCLS, this book stars Chris, the MediKin™ teaching aide. It reassures kids and helps them learn about implanted ports. Spanish Version Available


This laminated, spiral-bound book features Chris, the MediKin™ teaching aide. Chris has a secret; it is called a Port-A-Catheter or sometimes just a Port. 

By reading the book and interacting with the "real" 3-dimensional Chris MediKin, children will learn why Chris has a port, what it does, how it works and how to care for it. Written by Jennifer Gretzema, B.A., CCLS, the book reassures kids about implanted ports and helps them understand more about their medical condition and treatment procedures.

(Recommended for use along with MediKin™ teaching aide and Port Adapter.)