Pediatric Endocrinology Nurse

A Pediatric Endocrinology Nurse works with children under the age of eighteen who have endocrine disorders, such as diabetes, hypoglycemia, and pituitary problems.
Required education
BSN
Attributes
Patient-facing
Work hands-on, directly with patients.
Research-oriented
Analyze data and discover new ways to help patients.
Structured
Follow a routine that allows you to anticipate and prepare for every situation.
Varied
Take on different tasks, patients, and situations every day.
Your in-depth understanding of the emotional needs of children will let you put them at ease and help them deal with their condition.
What you’ll do
What you’ll do

Assessment

You’ll monitor patients’ vital signs, physical condition, and prescriptions.

Documentation

You’ll keep medical records to track progression of your patients’ diseases.

Education

You’ll teach children and their parents about the effects of their disorder and what healthy lifestyle choices they can make together.

Treatment

You’ll perform tests, draw blood, and insert catheters, and work with doctors to create long term care plans for your patients.

Where you'll work
  • Children’s healthcare facilities
  • Doctors’ offices
  • Hospitals
How to become a Patient Blood Management Nurse

02

Pass the NCLEX-RN .

03

Work as a Registered Nurse, gaining experience in diabetes education, internal medicine, endocrinology and pediatrics.

04

While there’s no specific certification for a Pediatric Endocrinology Nurse, you can increase your expertise through continued education courses.

05

You’re ready to work as a Pediatric Endocrinology Nurse.

Join an Organization
Become a member of a Pediatric Endocrinology Nurse organization to find career opportunities, learn from your colleagues, and support the profession.
A Case Management Nurse’s role is also research-oriented.
An Otorhinolaryngology Nurse is another type of family nurse.
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