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Pediatric Nurse

Advancement!! A Pediatric Nurse can become an educator and take courses online, also take a 39 month nursing program to improve their skills.

Job Duties-Duties of a pediatric nurse vary depending in the work enviroment and population.One of the first responsibilities is assessment of the patient's condition. This includes looking at the full body system to note any changes from normal baseline, and gathering important information from the child and parents. Pediatric nurses administer medicines, change dressing, guve vaccines, and more.

Work EnvironmentPediatric Nurses work in hospitals, Pediatricia offices, schools and even in home health

How to become a Pediatric Nurse?Must complete a 2 year degree in nursing or a 4 year bachelor of science in nursing. Then must pass the NCLEX-RN exam. Then must complete a year of intership at a hosital.

Job SummaryPediatric RNs focus on the medical needs and treatment of infants, children, and adolescents. Their specialized training allows them to provide young patients and their families with emotional support, as well as medical care.

Pediatric Nurse


Job OutlookEmployment opportunities for Pediatric NUrse would grow by approximately 581,500 between year 2009 and 2018; expected 22% increase.Similar occupationsCollege Instructors, Registered Nurse, Surgeons, Medical Assistants , Occupational Therapists.

Important Qualities-Compasionate-Caring-Patient-Understanding-Nice-Friendly

Education NeededIn order to become a pediatric nurse,students must first become a registered Nurse(RN). Must complet 2-year associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) or a 4-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing(BSN).Licensing RequirementsAll working nurses must be licensed and registered Must Succesfully pass the NCLEX-RN exam. Some states have additional requirements for licensure.


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