The purpose of the AACN Core Curriculum books is to highlight the essential knowledge and competency requirements of nurses caring for specific patient populations. Ongoing pharmacologic and technologic advances for management of pediatric patients require nurses with the same level of knowledge, skills, and abilities as their counterparts working with adults. The need for resources to support the lifelong learning of nurses caring for pediatric patients continues to grow. The long awaited third edition of AACN Core Curriculum for Pediatric High Acuity, Progressive and Critical Care Nursing has finally arrived to help meet this need. Margaret Slota has been the editor of this resource since the first edition in the 1990s; she has provided direction and continuity through the second and this third edition. This updated Core Curriculum also has an updated title, which demonstrates the understanding that pediatric critical care extends beyond the typical intensive care unit. Pediatric critical...
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Book Review| December 01 2018
AACN Core Curriculum for Pediatric High Acuity, Progressive, and Critical Care Nursing, Third Edition
Slota MC, ed. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company; 2019. Paperback; 968 pages.
Crit Care Nurse (2018) 38 (6): 77–78.
Linda Bell; AACN Core Curriculum for Pediatric High Acuity, Progressive, and Critical Care Nursing, Third Edition. Crit Care Nurse 1 December 2018; 38 (6): 77–78. doi: https://doi.org/10.4037/ccn2018316
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