The Nurse Practitioner

A Pediatric Nurse Practitioner is a registered nurse who has acquired knowledge and clinical skills in child health care through successful completion of a formal educational program. Working with physicians and other health care professionals, Pediatric Nurse Practitioners can provide a broad range of primary health care services for children from birth through adolescence. Pediatric Nurse Practitioners perform physical examinations and developmental assessments; treat common childhood illnesses; coordinate care of common chronic illnesses; coordinate care of common chronic illnesses; and help families meet their health care needs. Pediatric Nurse Practitioners can treat children and adolescents up to 21 years of age.

Qualifications for the position include:

 

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