Pediatric nursing

Pediatric Nursing 30th Annual Conference

Thursday, July 31, 2014 (All day) to Saturday, August 2, 2014 (All day)
Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center National Harbor, MD
United States

Pediatric Nursing Conference

30th Annual Conference

July 31-August 2, 2014

Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center

National Harbor, MD

A Proactive Program

A Proactive Program

Teen pregnancy, once a declining problem, is once again on the rise, particularly in minority communities. To combat the trend, one Massachusetts nurse started a program aimed at educating students and parents about teen pregnancy before it occurs.

New federal grants help minority infants in Utah

New federal grants help minority infants in Utah

Every newborn enters the world with the unlimited promise and potential of a life yet to be lived. However, alarming research conducted in Utah has revealed that all babies may not have the same chances, particularly those born to African Americans and Pacific Islanders.

Siblings and autism

Siblings of children with autism are at a higher risk of also having the disorder than previously thought.

When premies grow up

This month, researchers at the University of Rhode Island’s College of Nursing will present their latest findings from a 23-year-long study of premature infants, the longest running study of its kind in the United States, at the Congress of the European Group of Pediatric Work Physiology at the U

Minority Pediatric Health

Gwenda Grant, R.N.

From the neonatal ward to young adults, minority nurses are fighting for the future health of their communities. These nurses are leading innovative new programs and advocating for disparities that exist even for their smallest patients.

Healing Troubled Minds

Healing Troubled Minds

Are you looking for an opportunity to help change the lives of some of the most vulnerable patients in the entire health care system? Consider psychiatric-mental health nursing—a specialty with an urgent need for more minority nurses.

A Guide on the Journey to Womanhood

A Guide on the Journey to Womanhood

Nurse practitioner Mary Arnold’s innovative "Girltalk" workshops help young girls and their families prepare for the challenges of puberty

Kids Come in All Colors

Kids Come in All Colors

With the population of Americans under the age of 18 becoming more and more culturally diverse, minority pediatric nurses and nurse practitioners are in increasingly high demand.

Culture and Autism

Culture and Autism

A nurse with an autistic son and a multicultural marriage shares her personal insights on how different cultures have different ways of thinking about and coping with autism in the family

My Experience in Belize

An African-American nursing student travels to Central America in search of adventure--and discovers herself.

School Days

Although budget cutbacks are restricting hiring in some states, America’s school districts are facing an unprecedented need for school nurses who can provide care to students with a diverse range of cultural and medical needs.

Closing the Immunization Gap

Immunization levels for minority children and adults still lag behind those of the majority population. Many federally funded initiatives are working to combat this disparity--and minority nurses are fighting in the front lines.

Careers in Pediatric Oncology Nursing

One of the most inspiring and rewarding specialties in nursing has an acute need for more minority nurses who can provide culturally sensitive care to kids with cancer and their families

Fighting Childhood Obesity in Minority Communities

The obesity epidemic in children is reaching such crisis proportions that this generation has been labeled "Generation O"--and minority kids are at especially high risk.

Multicultural Internet Resources for Pediatric Nurses

From multilingual patient education materials to articles about health conditions that disproportionately affect children of color, information to help you care for today’s culturally diverse families is just a mouse click away

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