The paediatric nurse practitioner (PNP) is an advanced practice nursing role aimed at providing high quality care to children of all ages. Paediatric nurse practitioners are credentialed to provide a wide range of services dependent on their role as a paediatric nurse practitioner, i.e. primary care, acute care or neonatal. There are two possible paths that can be taken to become a paediatric nurse practitioner: the traditional path or apply for direct entry nursing program after completing Bachelor’s degree. This article describes the path to paediatric nurse practitioner practice.
Kiers, Velerie; Shea, Caitlyn; and Ladd, Elissa Dr
"The paediatric nurse practitioner: The evolution of a role,"
Manipal Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences: Vol. 5
, Article 9.
Available at: https://impressions.manipal.edu/mjnhs/vol5/iss2/9