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Nursing at Cook Children's

Nursing at Cook Children's Medical Center is about caring. The way we care for our patients and colleagues is guided by our promise and values.

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Cook Children's Medical Center
nurses recognized for excellence


Exceptional Clinical Care

Everything our nurses do is focused on one thing ~ patient and family-centered care. We believe that in order to give children the highest level of care possible, we have to include the entire family. Research shows that family involvement helps patients recover from illness quicker, so our nurses always make parents partners in their child's care.


Nurse Programs

Our 311-bed Magnet-designated hospital was ranked in 2009-10 as one of America's Best Children's Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. We are a state-of-the art regional hospital with an inspiring promise "to improve the health of every child in our region." Click below to find details about our nursing programs:

Nurse Residency Program

Nursing Externship Program


Magnet Designation

Cook Children's Medical Center was recognized in 2006 as a Magnet-designated organization. This recognition of quality patient care and nursing excellence has been achieved by only five percent of health care organizations nationwide.

Delivering quality patient care

Shared Governance Councils


Our Ongoing Commitment to Caring for our Patients

Not only does Cook Children's boast a nursing staff with a generous and caring spirit, many of our nurses have clinical excellence and advanced certifications. This depth of training, education and experience gives parents the confidence that their child is being treated by a team that has the heart, soul and brains to effectively treat them.

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