Pediatric Nursing

Pediatric Nursing

Highlights from the Current Issue
(May/June 2015)
  • Correlates among Perceived Risk for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Physical Activity, and Dietary Intake in Adolescents
  • Cyberbullying: A 21st Century Health Care Phenomenon
  • Zolpidem and Sleep in Pediatric Burn Patients with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Anger in Adolescent Communities: How Angry Are They?
  • Diaper Need: A Change for Better Health

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Conference Information

Pediatric Nursing 31st Annual Conference
July 9-11, 2015
Hilton Chicago
Chicago, IL

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Select poster presentations from the 2014 Pediatric Nursing Conference are now available for display. View content from the posters.

Congratulations to the poster winners from the 30th Annual Pediatric Nursing Conference, July 31-August 2, 2014!


1st place - Poster C16 Beyond the Bundle: Strategies to Prevent Catheter-Related Blood Stream Infections
Patricia Church, MSN, RN, CPON; Bernice D. Mowery, PhD, PNP, RN

2nd place - Poster C6 Achieving Excellence in Inpatient Asthma Care
Jessica Butrico, MSN, APN, CCRN; Shaun Frame, MS, BSN, RN-BC

3rd place - Poster C7 Family Care Binders
Stacey Salvato, BSN, RNc

Professional Development

1st place - Poster P4 Bedside Shift Report: Making It a Culture in Medical-Surgical Pediatrics
Janelle Sherman, BSN, CPN


1st place - R9 Causes and Ways to Prevent Childhood Overweight: What Mothers Have to Say
Celeste M. Schultz, MSN, RN-BC, CPNP-PC

Articles of Interest

Transitions from Pediatric to Adult Care: Programs and Resources
Juliette Schlucter, Deborah Dokken, and Elizabeth Ahmann

Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Health Care: The Experience of Patients And Families
Amy Hopper, Deborah Dokken, and Elizabeth Ahmann

Patient- and Family-Centered Transitions From Pediatric to Adult Care
Juliette Schlucter

A Brother's Perspective
Chase Kensil

Evidence-Based Interventions For Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Nancy J. MacMullen, Laura A. Dulski, and Paul Blobaum

Cline and Greene's Parenting Children With Health Issues: Essential Guidance
Elizabeth Ahmann

Encouraging Positive Behavior In 'Challenging' Children: The Nurtured Heart Approach™
Elizabeth Ahmann

Making Meaning When a Child Has Mental Illness: Four Mothers Share Their Experiences
Elizabeth Ahmann

Health Risks Associated with Late-Preterm Infants: Implications For Newborn Primary Care
Patricia L. Jackson Allen, MS, RN, PNP, FAAN

Asthma Action Plan
(addendum to "Helping Children Gain Asthma Control: Bundled School-Based Interventions" by Kimberly P. Toole)

The Aftermath of December 14, 2012
Judy A. Rollins, PhD, RN

Making Meaning after the Death Of a Child: Bereaved Parents Share Their Experiences
Deborah Dokken

Losing the Louse: How to Manage this Common Infestation in Children
Vicky R. Bowden

Guest Editorial: A Journey Through Disability: A Sibling's Perspective
Liam Bowie

Beyond the Medical Home: Special Care Family Academy for Children and Youth
Roger S. Thrall, Jody H. Blumberg, Stephanie Beck, Magdalena D. Bourgoin, John J. Votto, Randall W. Barton

The Messages Project: Maintaining the Child/Parent Bond During Parental Incarceration
Judy A. Rollins, PhD, RN

Pain in Children: Comparison of Assessment Scales
Donna Lee Wong
Connie Morain Baker

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