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Pediatric Nursing

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Alessandra Olivares

on 18 April 2013

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Transcript of Pediatric Nursing

Foundation Job duties and Skills used Advantages of being a Pediatric Nurse Disadvantages of Being a Pediatric Nurse Interesting Facts Job Outlook Is is a growing or a declining field?
Employment for all Registered Nurses, including Pediatric Nursing, will grow about 28% between 2008-2018 What is Pediatric Nursing? Job duties - collect, record, and maintain patient information. Counsel patients and their family members. Pediatric Nursing The ability to work constantly around children. more positive environment to work in SPR 70: Careers in Health Academic Requirements and Salary Pediatric Nursing :
-RN Diploma,
-Volunteer/part time work in child care enviornment
-courses : child health, psychology, and child development.
-Pass NCLEX-RN Skills Used - A comforting and positive attitude around the patient and their family members. overbearing parents death of a patient cooperation issues role strain emotional strain Can offer hope and care to the children you are treating. Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Registered Nurse Practitioner's that work along side Pediatricians and have the ability to make diagnoses, prescribe medication and manage care. Salary for Pediatric Nurses:

National:$66,000, 2011

California:$88,400, 2011 Are more job opportunities available to become a pediatric nurse compared to other nursing specialties Health Care Coverage and Health Care Benefits A Day in the Life of a Pediatric Nurse Los Angeles Children's Hospital Experience greater emotional satisfaction and spiritual fulfillment http://explorehealthcareers.org/en/Career/147/Pediatric_Nurse Pediatric Nurse: Registered Nurse specializing in pediatrics; devote their knowledge and skills to caring for children from infancy through the late teen years and their families Working Conditions Doctor’s offices, clinics, hospitals, surgical centers and other health care settings.

Children being treated in acute care departments, such as the neonatal unit, pediatric critical care unit (PICU) and pediatric oncology ward.

Pediatric nurses also work in schools, in private practice and for community groups and other organizations that provide outpatient and preventive health care services for children, http://www.discovernursing.com/specialty/pediatric-nurse#.UW-Ba0omOSo http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/29-1141.00
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