Does a Pediatric Nurse have to go through a nursing program?

I would love to work with children, does a pediatric nurse have to go through the nursing program? What’s the difference in being a Pediatric Nurse and a Nurse?

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Answer by Randall H
A pediatric nurse is a specific discipline of nursing. Yest you have to have an RN license to be a pediatric nurse. In addition, you would likely have to go through additional on the job training.

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