Pediatric intensive care is a growing medical specialty over the last three decades around the globe. The particular specialty requires highly skilled nurses for early recognition, treatment and advanced care of critically ill children. The pediatric critical care demands to restore a child suffering from both physical and psychological care including pain, anxiety and complications as well as to provide comfort and guidance to the child’s family. Pediatric critical care nurse create an environment in which highly vulnerable infants, critically unstable children require vigilant care and the collaborative efforts of skilled multidisciplinary health professional’s team.
Meghani ST, Lalani NS (2014) The Journey of Educational Training from Competency to Proficiency of Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Nurses (PICU). Pediat Therapeut 4: 209.