Child health

Child Health Nursing is a field of nursing and medical practice with an emphasis on holistic care of infants, children and adolescents. It differs from paediatrics, the emphasis in paediatrics is ill-health and the alleviation of symptoms or disease.

One of the main principles of pediatric nursing is the concept of family-centered care. Function of the family by pediatric nursing care that the family can not perform to support, educate them and support them, their normal activities receive care and actively consider the parents as partners in the care process ..

Another word for child health nursing pediatric nursing.

See also
Paediatric Nursing (Medical Journal)
 Pediatric Nursing (Child Health Nursing)
Early Child Health Care

"Children have not always been able valued they now hold in most families. In the past, the welfare of children on the economic and cultural conditions of society depended. In times of economic instability, children were considered expendable. For example, in Europe, after the weakening of the Roman Empire children were sold parents pay debt. In other societies children were very much appreciated. Brought up in the Roman and Greek cultures and all the children there were physical needs were met. Also in North America during the 17th , and 18th Century as European settlements were trying to expand, children were valued, because the desire to increase the population. "[1]

Development of Child Health Care

"Child Health Care came from the realization that the emotional needs of the children were not complied with in-patient treatment in general. The children had prepared very often wrongly tests and procedures. Even the visit was very controlled and even discouraged. Child Health Care now recognizes and respects the pivotal role of the family in the lives of both well and sick children. It supports families in their natural care giving roles, and parents and professionals are considered equal in a committed partnership, the best medical care for the child . [2]

Child Health Care

"In the twentieth century, children around the world highly valued. In Europe, America and Asia, there are programs for children's health and welfare, which serve to meet the needs of children. In developing countries, international organizations and national organizations in the to assist developed countries in order to raise the level of child care to u. UPPORT "[3]


"Pediatrics is the study and care of sick and healthy children. Paediatrics The word comes from Greek and means" child-treatment. "Pediatrics includes the growth and development of a human being from birth to adolescence. It also with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases in children is working." [4]

Becoming a pediatric nurse

"Learning Pediatric nurses are nurses who specialize in registered child care. You graduate from a nursing school in a college or university and then called a proficiency test to become a nurse NCLEX. All nursing students for children by teaching and clinical experience in nursing and Pediatrics specialize nurse is used, which is in a site work that pediatric patients is used. These sites usually offer lessons and directs the clinical experience of the unique characteristics of the children. In the experience of the pediatric nurse then an examination is taken to Certified to a pediatric nurse. The nurse can then pursue further education to a master's degree in nursing and a pediatric nurse practitioner earn or Clinical Nurse Specialist in Pediatrics. "[5]

The Kinderkrankenschwester

"Child Health Care Nurses today to communicate must be able and to teach children of different ages and different levels of development and education. They must be able to think critically and use the nursing process. The maintenance process consists of five steps, which include : 1st 2nd Assessment Nursing diagnosis Planning 3rd 4th 5th Evaluation The implementation of the plan. "[2]" done in a study by the National Certification Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and nurses to identify the roles and responsibilities of a typical pediatric nurse, they found that some of the most common activities include: maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of patient and family, differentiating normal and abnormal physical findings, the plan as an advocate of a child, involving families and children in care, then the determination is based on symptoms and medical treatment based on age appropriate guidelines. "[6]

"Children's nurses, in many different settings and in a number of different roles to practice." [7] "The pediatric nurse is not just a caregiver, but also a teacher, staff, researchers and child and family advocate. The nurse as a caregiver taking care of babies, children and their families in times of illness, injury, recovery and wellness. The nurse will look on the child's health history, assess the needs of the child, monitor the growth and development of the child and provide treatment and care. Children's nurses are also teachers. You prepare a child for procedures, surgeries and hospital stays, giving them what happens and what to expect. They also teach parents how to care, provide pay attention to important information, and increase child comfort. Nurses also teach children and parents about vaccinations, safety, health care, socialization and discipline. Pediatric staff, too. They work in conjunction with the other members of the health system, such as nutritionists, social workers, doctors and other care for the child's needs. A nurse is also a researcher, they last research techniques and cures for diseases. Finally, they serve as an advocate for the child and the family. Sometimes dieW├╝nsche and needs of the child and the family are in the efforts to treat and cure, and it is for the nurse to ensure that the rights of the child and the family are me.