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We offer opportunities for nurses to enhance professional development in nursing practice, education, administration, and research aimed at improving patient care outcomes and patient safety.

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Nursing Residency Program

Nursing at Children's National Hospital is integral to the mission of Care, Advocacy, Research and Education. Learn how our Nursing Residency Program, also known as our Transition to Practice Program, trains the next generation of pediatric caregivers.

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Nursing Fellowships

Several nursing fellowships are available to those seeking advanced clinical experiences tailored to specific interests and learning needs. We offer a Neonatal Critical Care Fellowship, Critical Care Nursing Fellowship, Perioperative Fellowship and more. The length of the fellowships varies depending on the specialty.

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Nurse Trainee Programs

Nurse Trainee Program (formerly called the Child Care Technician Program) is for nursing students who are at least one-half of the way through their nursing program and have completed a medical/surgical and/or pediatric clinical rotation.


Continuing Nursing Education

We offer continuing education programs for nurses throughout the year. These on-site, off-site and online programs enhance professional development in nursing practice, education, administration, and research, all of which positively impact patient care outcomes and patient safety.

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Nursing at Children's National

For more than 150 years, Children's National nurses have served the pediatric population and their families across a continuum of care. This longstanding tradition continues today.

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Your Career Opportunity Awaits

Every child deserves a champion – and it could be you. In a nursing career at Children's National, you can initiate research or lend your voice to leadership. You’ll have countless ways to grow professionally…and help children grow up stronger, too.