What is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner?
A Pediatric Nurse Practitioner is an advanced practice nurse who has completed specialized education and has a Master’s Degree or higher. This specialized training allows for nurse practitioners to give quality care for sick and well infants, children, teens and young adults. A Pediatric Nurse Practitioner is board certified in pediatrics in order to provide independent patient care. Pediatric Nurse Practitioners work in collaboration with their physician colleagues to provide exceptional, quality care for infants, children and young adults.