How many children can a pediatric nurse care for?

Answer In the state of California under Title 22, Section 70215, there is a requirement in all pediatric intensive care units to have a one to two nurse-patient ratio. This is due to the threat of nosocom... Read More »

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Who does a pediatric nurse take care of?

Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that deals with children from birth to the onset of adulthood, somewhere around 18 or 19 years of age. Pediatric nurses assist doctors in the care of children i... Read More »

How to Become a Pediatric Nurse?

Working with children can be a rewarding experience. Pediatric nurses provide both preventative and acute care to their young patients, while helping to calm their fears. They often work in childre... Read More »

What is the definition of a pediatric nurse?

A pediatric nurse is a skilled registered nurse that offer care to children through physical examinations, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of ordinary childhood infirmities, and family and chil... Read More »

What degree do I need to be a pediatric nurse?

You need an associate's degree in nursing and a passing score on the National Council Licensure Examination-Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN) to become a pediatric nurse. The Occupational Outlook Handboo... Read More »