Nursing Care of Pediatric Patients by Stage of Development is organized by Nursing CE Central.

Course Created on: March 01, 2019
Course Renewed on: February 18, 2022
Course Expires on: February 18, 2025

Target Audience:
• Registered Nurses (RN)
• Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN)
• Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN/LVN)

Course Overview:
The pediatric population presents unique challenges to nurses. The expert in nursing care of pediatric patients recognizes that developmental stage plays a pivotal role in the approach of each child. In this course we will discuss how to care for children of each developmental stage, including expert tips and tricks for pediatric nurses.

Course Outline:
• Overview
• Current Practice in Nursing Care of Pediatric Patients
• Family Responses to Illness and/or the Hospitalized Child
• Developmental Considerations for Appropriate Nursing Interventions
• General Interventions across the Developmental Spectrum
• The Importance of Caring, Consistency, and Humility
• Labeling Feelings
• Let’s Talk About Resiliency
• Developmental Strategies with Infants (0-12 months)
• Developmental Strategies with Toddlers (1- 3 years old)
• Developmental Strategies with Preschool Children (3 years – 6 years)
• Developmental Strategies with School Age Children (6 years – 12 years)
• Developmental Strategies with Adolescent Children (12 years – 18 years)
• Therapeutic Play in Nursing Care of Pediatric Patients
• Cultural Considerations
• Reducing Pain and Discomfort
• Nursing Care of Pediatric Patients with Special Healthcare Needs
• Summary
• References

Course Objectives:
After completing this course, the learner will be able to:
• Identify age-appropriate interventions used to facilitate medical and nursing care in pediatric patients.
• Explain how to involve the family in pediatric care in order to maximize patient comfort and cooperation.
• Describe the unique challenges nurses face when caring for children of various developmental stages.


NursingAdvanced Practice Nurse


NursingPediatricsNurse Practitioners


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