Pediatric Nursing

Pediatric Nursing

Highlights from the Current Issue
(May/June 2014)
  • Transition of Pediatric Patients to Adult Care: An Analysis of Provider Perceptions across Discipline and Role
  • Newborn Morbidities and Health Changes: The First Eight Weeks
  • Inpatient Falls in Freestanding Children's Hospitals
  • Clinical Relevance of the Humpty Dumpty Falls Scale in a Pediatric Specialty Hospital

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Registration Now Open!

Pediatric Nursing 30th Annual Conference
July 31-August 2, 2014
Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center
National Harbor, MD

Registration for the 30th Annual Pediatric Nursing Conference now open. View the conference website for more details.

Exhibit and Sponsorship Opportunities
The Pediatric Nursing Conference takes place every Summer, and is the conference for pediatric clinical nurses to attend to enhance their knowledge, skills, and practice. Exhibitors have an outstanding opportunity to personally present your important sales and marketing message to pediatric nurses in multiple settings such as community, acute care, school, rehabilitative, and long-term care, as well as advanced practice pediatric nurses and pediatric nurse practitioners.

Download the exhibit prospectus (Acrobat)
Download the exhibit application form (Acrobat)
Download the program book order form (Acrobat)

Select poster presentations from the 2013 Pediatric Nursing Conference are now available for display. View content from the posters.



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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