Pediatric nursing is the science of child care and scientific treatment of childhood. This branch of medical science deals with the care of children from conception to adolescence in health care. A pediatric nurse is a nursing professional that primarily works in the field of pediatrics. Pediatric nurses often work in a team of pediatric healthcare professionals. This includes pediatricians, pediatric specialists, and other pediatric nurses. They may assist pediatricians or work alongside them, providing their own care. Many pediatric nurses also responsible for administering vaccinations and immunizations, and keeping their patients’ vaccination schedules up to date. Pediatric nurses are very knowledgeable about growth and development as they adapt their interactions and care to the individual child’s developmental level. In addition, they acknowledge the expertise of the family and collaborate with them to provide care for the child.
Related Journals of Psychiatric and Mental Helath
Journal of Psychology & Psychotherapy, Journal of Psychiatry, International Journal of Pediatric Neurosciences, Abnormal and Behavioural Psychology, Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, Journal of The American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, Nursing Research