Ambulatory Treatment Center

Infusion therapy is administered to infants, children and adolescents in the Ambulatory Treatment Center (ATC) at Valley Children’s. The ATC is staffed by a team of nurses who infuse blood products, medications and fluids, monitor for medication side effects and coordinate care. The Ambulatory Treatment Center sees nearly 2,000 patients annually. 

Services Offered & Conditions Treated

The Ambulatory Treatment Center provides hospital setting medical treatment for children needing infusions of: 

  • Albumin
  • Amphotericin B
  • Antibiotic, anti-fungal and antiviral therapies
  • Anti-emetic therapy
  • Blood factor
  • Blood transfusions
  • Bumetanide
  • Carnitine
  • Celecoxib/Celebrex
  • Cerezyme
  • Chemotherapy
  • Cidofovir
  • Clotting Factor
  • CMV IV Immune Globulin/Cytogam
  • Cyclophosphamide/Cytoxan
  • Daclizumab/Zenapax
  • Dobutamine
  • Elaprase/Idursulfase
  • Flolan
  • Growth hormones
  • Hemophilia factor
  • Infliximab/Remicade
  • Iron Dextran
  • Iron Sucrose/Venofer
  • IV Immune Globulin
  • Laronidase/Aldorazyme
  • Methylprednisolone
  • Myozyme
  • Packed Red Cells
  • Pamidronate
  • Pentamidine/Pentam
  • Plasma
  • Platelets
  • Rituximab/Rituxan
  • Synagis
  • TPA/Alteplase

The Ambulatory Treatment Center provides infusion services for patients with a variety of disorders and diseases including:

  • Agama Globulin Anemia
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Hunters Syndrome
  • Hurler-Scheie Syndrome
  • Methamolonic Aciduria
  • Pompe Disease
  • Renal
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Valley Fever


  • The Ambulatory Treatment Center is staffed by a team of nurses who specialize in pediatric infusion.

Diagnostic Services

  • Central line draws to obtain specimens

Multidisciplinary Services

The Ambulatory Treatment Center is available to all pediatric specialties including:

  • Complex Primary Care at the Charlie Mitchell Children’s Clinic
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Genetic Medicine and Metabolism
  • Rheumatology
  • Outpatient Laboratory 
  • Central line draws to obtain specimens

For Patient Families

The Ambulatory Treatment Center has a child friendly atmosphere. There are plenty of ways to keep children occupied while receiving their infusions including:

  • Video Games
  • Movies
  • Books
  • Toys
  • Computers
  • Music 
  • Television

Food and drink are allowed in the clinic. Homework, books, video tapes, CDs and toys from home are highly recommended.

Due to liability laws, an adult is required to stay with the patient during his/her visit.