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Pediatric Nursing

Pediatric nursing is a specialized area of nursing that focuses on the care of those under 18 years old. A traditional nursing training program and state licensure is needed to work in this field. Read on to learn more.

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Pediatric nurses are specialized registered nurses responsible for the care of infants, children and adolescents. Like many registered nurses, pediatric nurses can perform routine health examinations, diagnose illnesses and provide treatment to patients who range from mildly to critically ill. Additionally, pediatric nurses assist in the administering of shots and in the treatment of wounds and broken bones. Pediatric nurses also act as a liaison between doctors, patients and their families.

For some students the pediatric nursing career may be challenging, but it may also be rewarding for those with a passion in this specialty. Study.com provides valuable information that can help you decide if pediatric nursing is the field for you.

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