Children's Hospital Colorado

Pediatric Nursing at Children's Hospital Colorado

“Our nurses strengthen healthcare by advocating for effective, efficient, safe and patient-centered service. Here, we make a difference every day.”
Pat Givens, DHA
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Nursing Year in Review

We're committed to providing the best patient care at all our locations. Our 2019 Nursing Year in Review highlights the stories and facts that make nurses at Children's Colorado different.

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Nursing research and innovation

We're dedicated to advancing pediatric healthcare through research and evidence-based practice. We recognize that a robust program of science in nursing is essential to the provision of high-quality pediatric healthcare.

Learn about pediatric nursing research

Job opportunities

Learn about current nursing opportunities at Children’s Colorado.

Professional growth

No matter where you are in your nursing career, we want to help you grow and develop.

Hospital awards

From nursing excellence to U.S. News & World Report, we're ranked among the best.

Nursing highlights

Our Youth and Pet Survivors Program (YAPS) matches pediatric cancer patients with animal “pen pals.”

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Our Nurse Scientist Program team created a searchable database of research literature related to pandemics and epidemics to help support nurses, nursing researchers and nursing leaders regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Our NICU is tackling severe retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), a leading cause of childhood blindness. Learn how we’re helping families envision a healthy future.

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Treating moms in emergent labor requires solid communication, role clarity and patient handoffs. Learn more about our team’s training efforts.

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In Colorado, 12,000 to 15,000 people lack proper treatment for adult congenital heart disease (ACHD). Our ACHD nurse care coordinators are working to fill the gaps in their care.

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What you need to know about coronavirus

We know that healthcare professionals are getting many questions from patients and their families regarding COVID-19, or SARS-CoV-2, so we put together resources for you to stay up to date.

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Children's Colorado in the news

  • CBS4
    Program Matches Young Cancer Patients, Pets Who’ve Survived Medical Ordeals
    febrero 17, 2019

    A program created by a nurse at Children's Colorado provides pet pen pals for kids who are too sick to be visited by therapy dogs.

  • FOX21 Colorado Springs
    Cleft Team Nurse Described as a "Godsend"
    enero 22, 2019

    Children's Colorado nurse Amber Kerr loves working with kids born with a cleft palate. She was also born with a cleft and feels connected to her patients and their families. Amber helps parents to understand that cleft is something that will make these children into the great people they will become.