pediatric nursing


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pediatric nursing

the branch of nursing concerned with the care of infants and children. Pediatric nursing requires knowledge of normal psychomotor, psychosocial, and cognitive growth and development, as well as of the health problems and needs of people in this age group. Preventive care and anticipatory guidance are integral to the practice of pediatric nursing. See also pediatric nurse practitioner.
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With a membership comprised of more than 3,500 pediatric nurses, SPN is the premier pediatric nursing society in the U.
Epic Health Services is a provider of pediatric nursing and therapy services, as well as adult home health services, including skilled nursing, therapy, personal care and behavioral health nursing.
To prepare for the experience, the students spent four hours with the instructor in the nursing learning resource center (NLRC) covering pediatric nursing skills; an additional four hours were dedicated to high-fidelity simulation.
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the availability of Mosby's Pediatric Nursing Orientation, a comprehensive and interactive online course designed for use as part of a generalized pediatric nursing orientation program or for continuing education.
In order to qualify, nursing students must have entered their final year of school in fall 2011, be interested in the field of pediatric nursing, have a minimum grade-point average of 3.
After an introduction to maternity and pediatric nursing, the text covers women's health through the lifespan, pregnancy through the postpartum period and the newborn, childbearing at risk, and the newborn at risk, in addition to health promotion for the child and family, foundations of pediatric nursing, and the child with a health disorder.
Since growth and development is an integral component of pediatric nursing care, I always tried to keep this in mind when reviewing for the exam and when choosing the BEST answer from the test question choices.
New and revised chapters on community collaborations during emergencies, family health, ethics, mental health, and pediatric nursing are included.
Study Guide for Wong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing (8th edition) By Marilyn J.
Donna Wong is internationally renowned for her textbooks on pediatric nursing, Nursing Care of Infants and Children, Clinical Handbook of Pediatric Nursing and Essentials of Pediatric Nursing, all mainstays in nursing education.
As part of the agreement, Blackwell will take over publication of the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, the Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, Nursing Forum, and Perspectives in Psychiatric Care.
As part of the deal, Blackwell will take over publication of: the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, the official journal of the association of the same name; the Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, a title for nurses across the specialty of pediatric nursing; Nursing Forum, covering the nursing profession; and Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, an association title for advanced practice psychiatric nurses.

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