Archive for the 'Pediatrics' Category

Pediatric Nursing

Sunday, August 12th, 2012

Pediatric nursing specializes in the care of children and young adults until they reach 16 years of age. To become a pediatric nurse, there are some classes that one has to take to get a license and to work in this field of specialty of nursing. There are also further requirements aside from taking nursing [...]

Pedia Nurse Unveils New Pediatric Nurse Triage System

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Inovation comes to pediatrics.  Most of the time when we consider triage, it’s thought of in the context of “made for tv” and contains a lot of sensationalism.  However in real life, there are pediatric nurses who are trained and specialize in the emergency care of children.  There are several factors involved such as knowing the child, [...]

Sometimes we give back what we get

Saturday, July 28th, 2012

Here’s a story about a young college girl who was dealt a hand we don’t wish on anyone.  She took the misfortune of a terrible diagnosis and turned it into a positive by continuing her education in an area she never imagined to help others once she found out about her long up hill battle [...]

The Ultimate Reward When Caring For Children

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

The ultimate reward any Pediatric Nurse can receive is praise from the parents who realize the steller care that was provided to their children.  As a result, these type of accolades can lead to national regognition.  If this isn’t a good enough reason to pursue a career in nursing as a specialist, LPN, LVN or [...]

America Needs Skilled Workers

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

All across America there is a shortage of skilled workers in many areas.  Once in particular is nursing.  This includes all aspects of the field from Licensed Practical Nurses or LPN’s to specialize areas like pediatric nursing.  The article below is a perfect example of the contagion that is spreading across the country.  Read the [...]

Nurse Practitioners In The Role As A Pediatric Nurse

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

Both in the US and Canada, more and more Nurse Practitioners are filling in the role as primary care providers responsible for most of the infant care and taking over the role as pediatric nurse. As a result of the physicians time becoming more and more stretched, and the advanced degrees and experience level of [...]

Top Reasons to Consider Being a Pediatric Nurse

Friday, July 8th, 2011

There are many reasons to become a nurse. Many of those same reasons apply to becoming a pediatric nurse. However, there are many different reasons nursing students and recent graduates choose to go into the specialty of pediatric nursing. Ability to Positively Affect a Family Many nurses go into the field because of the ability [...]