Pediatric Nursing

Pediatric Nursing

Highlights from the Current Issue
(July/August 2014)
  • Evidence-Based Interventions for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
  • Exploration of Internet Use: Profile and Preferences of Transition-Aged Adolescents with Spina Bifida
  • Experiences of School-Age Siblings of Children with a Traumatic Injury: Changes, Constants, and Needs
  • Maternal Body Mass Index (BMI) Is Independently Associated With the Control of Diabetes Mellitus in Young Patients

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Conference Information

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

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

Call for Oral Abstracts - due September 15, 2014
Call for Poster Abstracts - due March 15, 2015

Quality Improvement Competition for Manuscripts

Pediatric Nursing is pleased to announce a Quality Improvement Competition for manuscripts that explore innovative methods to address gaps in care related to reducing Hospital Acquired Conditions.

Read the Guidelines.

Articles of Interest

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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