Pediatric Nursing

Children are not simply little adults. Their anatomy, physiology and compensatory mechanisms are quite different, and they change as the child grows. Pediatric nurses must be experts in growth and development and communication, as well as skilled practitioners in gaining cooperation of many stakeholders, especially toddlers. Caring for sick children isn't always easy so knowing where to turn for advice is another important item in the pediatric nurse's toolbox.

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  1. neonate with complete circumcission
    by sharifi9879 Aug 23, '11
    6
    marshmallowstar
  2. Want to become a peds nurse
    by katielam616 Sep 17, '11
    2
  3. how to make the most of my peds clinical rotation?
    by ashleyisawesome Sep 13, '11
    12
  4. This patient really got to me :-(
    by cindyloowho Sep 22, '11
    2
    cindyloowho
  5. A Vaccine administration oops
    by Nurse Katherine Sep 15, '11
    2
    Ashley, PICU RN
  6. Children'sFunctional Heath Pattern Assessment?
    by slsRN17 Sep 18, '11
  7. Pediatric Focus Group, St. Louis
    by HeatherNursingBooks Sep 15, '11
  8. If you were a nurse manager or nurse educator...
    by lesliel Jul 30, '11
    3
    thisrnlovesbugs
  9. Falling short
    by RisaRN May 27, '11
    13
    canoehead
  10. Peds/PICU/NICU advice?
    by elizanne Jun 23, '11
    4
    PediNurse3
  11. Starting Peds Clinical Soon
    by studentchar Sep 6, '11
  12. Pt with both nasal cannula and NG
    by anon456 Jun 30, '11
    8
    NeoPediRN
  13. A question about culture (what does string around the waist mean?)
    • Closed
    by np2b Feb 17, '04
    22
  14. Top 5 diagnoses you see as a Pediatric Nurse
    by latebloomer74 Sep 5, '11
    2
  15. Pediatric Nursing Question!!!!
    by bostonnursingstudent Jul 28, '11
    10
    Sehille4774
  16. Where to get good experience for acute care pediatrics?
    by NewlyANurse Aug 24, '11
    7
    LoveMyBugs
  17. New-grad RN lands pediatric rehab position, has questions
    by spectralfish Aug 27, '11
  18. ? About Sacral Dimple
    • Closed
    by Schmoo1022 Apr 14, '06
    17
    Eskimo
  19. Lifting Peds Patients
    by Nurse Netty Aug 11, '11
    4
    NurseLoveJoy88
  20. Personal conflicts with orders
    by MKS8806 Aug 13, '11
    1
    firstlight
  21. Cathing babies
    by EDRNinDC Aug 11, '11
    2
    umcRN
  22. Emaciated Patient & Dose by Weight
    by perfectbluebuildings Jul 10, '11
    6
  23. nurses and parents that don't follow CDC vaccination schedules
    by gfcfnina Jan 21, '10
    18
    littleneoRN
  24. Nursing for Children in Special Education (Autism, ED, etc)
    by jiwonkim89 Jun 5, '11
    2
    jearbear
  25. Help me get some peds perspective about attachment?
    by mskate Jul 19, '11
    5
    Nurse Netty
  26. Future Nicu Nurse
    by michelle06 Jul 31, '11
    1
    Ashley, PICU RN
  27. Need Advice as a New Nurse
    by gradnurse720 Aug 3, '11
    2
    gradnurse720
  28. differences between band 5 and 6 paediatric nurses
    by pinkchick Aug 5, '11
  29. changes within your area of work
    by pinkchick Aug 5, '11
  30. Band 6 interview tips
    by pinkchick Aug 5, '11
  31. Joining your ranks!
    by ~Mi Vida Loca~RN Jun 25, '11
    6
  32. PICU as a new grad, limited experience. HELP!
    by Malmehl Jul 22, '11
    2
    Malmehl
  33. Parents of kids with autism, please read
    FAQs by mercyteapot Jul 20, '06
    70
    dreamyjean
  34. How to become Pediatric/Neonatal Nurse
    by Luularoo Jul 5, '11
    3
    rnformaticsr4me
  35. Infant rectal exam
    by grace202004 Jul 12, '11
    8
    NicuGal
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