Pediatric Nursing Quick Notes [with Download]

SimpleNursing Editorial Team Feb 6, 2020
Happy psychology nurse and little boy smiling at each other in a medical office examination room.

Pediatric nursing is a specialized field that focuses on caring for infants, children, and adolescents. This type of nursing requires a unique set of skills and knowledge, as the care of pediatric patients differs from that of adult patients. 

Pediatric Nursing

Pediatric nursing involves caring for patients from birth to adolescence, and sometimes into early adulthood. This type of nursing requires specialized knowledge and skills, as children are not just “small adults.” Children have unique physical, emotional, and developmental needs, and nurses must be able to provide care tailored to those needs.

Pediatric nurses work in a variety of settings, including hospitals, clinics, schools, and private practices. They may provide care to children with acute illnesses or chronic conditions or work in neonatal intensive care units (NICU) or pediatric intensive care units (PICU).

As a nursing student, you are learning a wide range of skills and knowledge to prepare for your future nursing career. When it comes to pediatric nursing, it’s important to have a solid understanding of pediatric-specific diseases and conditions and the unique aspects of caring for pediatric patients.

Pediatric Nursing Study Guide Download

A pediatric nursing study guide can be an invaluable resource for nursing students. It concisely summarizes key concepts and information, making understanding and retaining the material easier. It can also serve as a helpful reference guide when preparing for exams or clinical rotations.

Click the link below to access our Pediatrics Quick Notes eBook:

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