This post basic program is developed to assist staff nurse in advanced knowledge and skills to perform competently in managing pediatric patients. This program will cover acute and chronic conditions in pediatrics. For clinical posting the students will be posted in KPJ group hospitals as well as Ministry of Health hospitals. As technology and medical/pharmaceutical interventions allow children to survive from childhood illness and grow into adolescents and young adults. Pediatric nurses play an important role in providing quality, evidence – based care.
Pediatric nursing is like most nursing specialties which is highly in and expected to grow. In future nurses skilled in this specialty will be needed even more in the coming years. Additional education can open opportunities to become a pediatric nurse practitioner with advanced knowledge and skills to perform competently in managing pediatric patients.