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. Diapers in Older Children
    by DGNurse10 Jan 23, '11
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    K Lambourne
  2. Final placement - ER or ward?
    by smiley321 Jan 24, '11
    2
    hiddencatRN
  3. pediatric competency assessment
    by originalred Jan 24, '11
    2
    originalred
  4. Need good reading materials for new Peds nurse!!
    by chingy1206 Jan 15, '11
    1
    NRSKarenRN
  5. Questions about staffing a small peds unit
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    by oldcurlyrn49 Jun 11, '05
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    HRM672
  6. Trying to get into Peds nursing but not having any luck. Tips?
    by cowpoke_rn Jan 12, '11
    5
    Owensaunt
  7. why leave an open appendectomy open after surgery?
    by Tami707 Dec 31, '10
    3
    Owensaunt
  8. Magnesium Policy for Pediatric Patient
    by rickdon19 Jan 15, '11
  9. Professional organizations?
    by hiddencatRN Jan 14, '11
  10. What happened to the follow-up on this child?
    by oramar Jan 7, '11
    7
    JeanettePNP
  11. Is this considered Pediatrics?
    by littlemammanurse Dec 31, '10
    2
    jahra
  12. To be a pediatric nurse or not to be?
    by WannabeNurse(: Dec 27, '10
    5
    nursel56
  13. How does a new RN get into pediatrics
    by WildcatFanRN Dec 3, '10
    7
    WildcatFanRN
  14. classes
    by southpark06 Dec 22, '10
  15. Which Wong's Textbook?
    by hiddencatRN Dec 21, '10
    1
    caliotter3
  16. Peds to Newborn Nursery?
    by orangestar25 Dec 21, '10
  17. tricks for entertaining kids?
    by cherrymaryRN Dec 16, '10
    1
  18. Neonatal Isolation (Protective Isolation) on the pediatric unit?
    by p-nut-pod Nov 23, '10
    3
    umcRN
  19. Jaundice help!
    by jennf83 Nov 30, '10
    3
    littleneoRN
  20. How many years as a RN?
    by xInspiredx Jul 9, '10
    8
    CLC172
  21. PICU, NICU, CVICU, or ???
    by sweetsabo Oct 16, '10
    4
    sweetsabo
  22. Tech in Peds
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    by sophie<3 Dec 8, '10
    1
    janfrn
  23. 26 month old with core body temp change from 97 to 100
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    by LivefromNY Dec 7, '10
    1
    Silverdragon102
  24. IV Sticks in a pediatric pt
    by imintrouble Mar 10, '10
    20
    LivefromNY
  25. failure to thrive
    by Isitpossible Nov 28, '10
    4
    janfrn
  26. denver ii  NEED HELP!
    by avidhunter3 Nov 27, '10
  27. Pediatric pulse oximeter
    by catonmylap Sep 24, '10
    6
    systoly
  28. pediatrics+specialty pay
    by pednursedeb Oct 23, '10
    5
    pednursedeb
  29. Anyone know about The Children's Institute - Pittsburgh, PA
    by Noah'sRNMom Nov 23, '10
  30. Vent!!
    by perfectbluebuildings Nov 14, '10
    6
    pedsnurse72
  31. Good topic for evidence based paper
    by Celtfire Nov 20, '10
    2
    Celtfire
  32. Breathing treatment question
    by raekaylvn Nov 19, '10
    4
    raekaylvn
  33. Pediatric Drug Guide?
    by lvnibclc Nov 7, '10
    3
    annabeap
  34. Peds assingment
    by LiLwannabRN Nov 17, '10
  35. Two interviews, looking for tips!
    by LMFRN Nov 10, '10
    4
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