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CCNE accredited

Post-Baccalaureate Pediatric Nurse Residency program

Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

One residency, three unique and exciting tracks! Welcome to the Nurse Residency program at Cook Children's Medical Center. By participating in this competitive pediatric nurse residency, graduate nurses will accelerate their transition from students to professional pediatric nurses.

During our 12-month program, nurse residents rotate through various pediatric specialty units in the hospital, gaining valuable knowledge and clinical experiences in pediatric nursing. The experiences during the pediatric nurse residency will culminate in eligibility for national certification as a pediatric nurse.

cohortsThree exciting tracks:

The Pediatric Nurse Residency is a 12-month program that includes class curriculum and clinical experience within three tracks:

Medical-Surgical & Subspecialty Nursing
Critical Care Nursing
Peri-operative Nursing

Magnet-designated hospitalMagnet-designated

Cook Children's is a 421-bed Magnet-designated hospital, ranked as one of America's Best Children's Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. We are a tertiary-level, state-of-the art regional medical center with the Promise "to improve the health of every child in our region." 
Learn more about Cook Children's

Questions regarding Cook Children's Nurse Residency program may be directed to You can email us or call Nancy Murphy at 682-885-7596 Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm CST.

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