Titles and Positions:
RN, Hospital for Sick Children Transition Clinic
Area(s) of Special Interest:
Sandra Aiello is a baccalaureate prepared registered nurse with over 20 years experience working with pediatric patients with complex congenital heart disease. She started her nursing career at The Hospital for Sick Children in the Labatt Family Heart Centre in 1998 working on the inpatient unit. She moved to the cardiac ambulatory clinic in 2003 serving as a resource nurse for several years. She has a keen interest in education and transition and became a member of the Toronto Transition Task Force in 2010 which aimed to improve the transition and transfer of pediatric cardiac patients to the adult health care system. Sandra most recently joined the newly created Cardiac Transition Clinic with the Heart Centre. The clinic aims to provide developmentally appropriate knowledge and resources to support skill development for adolescents and their families and better prepare them for their transfer to the adult health care system.