Pediatric Nursing Study Guide & Flashcard Index

Here is the list of topics covered in our Pediatric Nursing Flashcards for nursing students, which can be used as an easy reference guide for your flashcards. This is also an essential list of the Peds topics to know for your nursing exams!

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Pediatric Nursing Study Guide and Flashcard Index
Topic Card # Section / Body System
Abuse 11-14 Principles of Pediatric Nursing
Acne 206 Alterations in Health Integumentary
Acute Glomerulonephritis (AGN) 171 Alterations in Health Renal
Acute Infectious Diarrhea 165-168 Alterations in Health Gastrointestinal
Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) 172 Alterations in Health Renal
Acute Laryngotracheobronchitis 56 Alterations in Health Respiratory
Acute Streptococcal Pharyngitis 53 Alterations in Health Respiratory
Adolescent Growth and Development 49-50 Normal Growth & Development
Ambiguous Genitalia 181 Alterations in Health Reproductive
Amblyopia 100-101 Alterations in Health Nervous
Aortic Stenosis 74, 78 Alterations in Health Cardiovascular
Apnea of Prematurity 65 Alterations in Health Respiratory
Apparent Life Threatening Event (ALTE) 69 Alterations in Health Respiratory
Appendicitis 161 Alterations in Health Gastrointestinal
Assent 23 Principles of Pediatric Nursing
Asthma 61-62 Alterations in Health Respiratory
Astigmatism 100-101 Alterations in Health Nervous
Atopic Dermatitis 208 Alterations in Health Integumentary
Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) 74-75 Alterations in Health Cardiovascular
Atrioventricular Canal (AV Canal) 74, 76 Alterations in Health Cardiovascular
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) 121 Alterations in Health Nervous
Autism 122 Alterations in Health Nervous
Bites and Stings 210 Alterations in Health Integumentary
Brief Resolved Unexplained Event (BRUE) 69 Alterations in Health Respiratory
Bronchiolitis 57 Alterations in Health Respiratory
Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD) 66 Alterations in Health Respiratory
Burn Prevention 8 Principles of Pediatric Nursing
Burns 214-217 Alterations in Health Integumentary
Candidiasis 204 Alterations in Health Integumentary
Car Seats 6 Principles of Pediatric Nursing
Cardiac Catheterization 72 Alterations in Health Cardiovascular
Casts 136 Alterations in Health Musculoskeletal
Celiac Disease 159 Alterations in Health Gastrointestinal
Cerebral Palsy 117 Alterations in Health Nervous
Chickenpox 187 Alterations in Health Immune
Choking Prevention 10 Principles of Pediatric Nursing
Chronic Renal Failure 173 Alterations in Health Renal
Cleft Lip 150-151 Alterations in Health Gastrointestinal
Cleft Palate 150-151 Alterations in Health Gastrointestinal
Clubfoot 128 Alterations in Health Musculoskeletal
Coarctation of the Aorta (COA) 74, 78 Alterations in Health Cardiovascular
Colic 164 Alterations in Health Gastrointestinal
Compartment Syndrome 135 Alterations in Health Musculoskeletal
Conductive Hearing Loss 102-103 Alterations in Health Nervous
Congenital Heart Defects 73-80 Alterations in Health Cardiovascular
Conjunctivitis 98 Alterations in Health Nervous
Cradle Cap 203 Alterations in Health Integumentary
Croup 56 Alterations in Health Respiratory
Cryptorchidism 182 Alterations in Health Reproductive
Cystic Fibrosis 63-64 Alterations in Health Respiratory
Dehydration 167 Alterations in Health Gastrointestinal
Dermatophytosis 209 Alterations in Health Integumentary
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) 125 Alterations in Health Musculoskeletal
Diabetes Insipidus (DI) 142 Alterations in Health Endocrine
Diabetes Mellitus (DM) 144-148 Alterations in Health Endocrine
Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) 148 Alterations in Health Endocrine
Diaper Dermatitis 207 Alterations in Health Integumentary
Down Syndrome 118 Alterations in Health Nervous
Drowning Prevention 7 Principles of Pediatric Nursing
Duchenne's Muscular Dystrophy 120 Alterations in Health Nervous
E. Coli 165 Alterations in Health Gastrointestinal
Eczema 208 Alterations in Health Integumentary
Electroencephalogram (EEG) 95 Alterations in Health Nervous
Enterobiasis 169 Alterations in Health Gastrointestinal
Epididymitis 184 Alterations in Health Reproductive
Epiglottitis 55 Alterations in Health Respiratory
Epispadias 179 Alterations in Health Renal
Epistaxis 94 Alterations in Health Cardiovascular
Erikson's Theory of Psychosocial Development 5 Principles of Pediatric Nursing
Erythema Infectiosum 188 Alterations in Health Immune
Esophageal Atresia 152 Alterations in Health Gastrointestinal
Exstrophy of the Bladder 176 Alterations in Health Renal
Failure to Thrive 163 Alterations in Health Gastrointestinal
Families 1-2 Principles of Pediatric Nursing
Febrile Seizures 107 Alterations in Health Nervous
Fifth's Disease 188 Alterations in Health Immune
Fractures 133-135 Alterations in Health Musculoskeletal
Fragile X 119 Alterations in Health Nervous
Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER) 153-154 Alterations in Health Gastrointestinal
Gastroschisis 160 Alterations in Health Gastrointestinal
German Measles 191 Alterations in Health Immune
Giardia 165 Alterations in Health Gastrointestinal
Gigantism 141 Alterations in Health Endocrine
Growth Hormone Deficiency 140 Alterations in Health Endocrine
Growth Hormone Excess 141 Alterations in Health Endocrine
Gynecomastia 180 Alterations in Health Reproductive
Hand Foot and Mouth Disease 193 Alterations in Health Immune
Head Injury 108-110 Alterations in Health Nervous
Hearing Impairment 102-103 Alterations in Health Nervous
Heart Failure 81-82 Alterations in Health Cardiovascular
Hematocrit (Hct) 71 Alterations in Health Cardiovascular
Hemoglobin (Hgb) 71 Alterations in Health Cardiovascular
Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome 174 Alterations in Health Renal
Hemophilia 93 Alterations in Health Cardiovascular
Hirschprung's Disease 162 Alterations in Health Gastrointestinal
Hodgkin's Lymphoma 201 Alterations in Health Immune
Hospitalization of Children 25 Principles of Pediatric Nursing
Hyperopia 100-101 Alterations in Health Nervous
Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis 155 Alterations in Health Gastrointestinal
Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome 74, 80 Alterations in Health Cardiovascular
Hypospadias 179 Alterations in Health Renal
Hypoxemia 83 Alterations in Health Cardiovascular
Illness and Death 26 Principles of Pediatric Nursing
Immobilization Devices 137-138 Alterations in Health Musculoskeletal
Immunizations 18-22 Principles of Pediatric Nursing
Impetigo 205 Alterations in Health Integumentary
Infant Growth and Development 27-37 Normal Growth & Development
Infectious Gastrointestinal Disorders 167 Alterations in Health Gastrointestinal
Infective Endocarditis 84 Alterations in Health Cardiovascular
Influenza 59 Alterations in Health Respiratory
Informed Consent 23 Principles of Pediatric Nursing
Intracranial Pressure (ICP) 97 Alterations in Health Nervous
Intussusception 157 Alterations in Health Gastrointestinal
Iron-Deficient Anemia 89 Alterations in Health Cardiovascular
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis 131 Alterations in Health Musculoskeletal
Kawasaki Disease 87-88 Alterations in Health Cardiovascular
Lead Poisoning 114 Alterations in Health Nervous
Legg-Calve Perthes 127 Alterations in Health Musculoskeletal
Leukemia 200 Alterations in Health Immune
Lice 212 Alterations in Health Integumentary
Lumbar Puncture 96 Alterations in Health Nervous
Lyme Disease 213 Alterations in Health Integumentary
Lymphoma 201 Alterations in Health Immune
Measles 190 Alterations in Health Immune
Meckel's Diverticulum 156 Alterations in Health Gastrointestinal
Medication Admininstration 24 Principles of Pediatric Nursing
Meningitis 111-112 Alterations in Health Nervous
Meningocele 115-116 Alterations in Health Nervous
Mongolian Spots 202 Alterations in Health Integumentary
Mononucleosis 194 Alterations in Health Immune
Mumps 192 Alterations in Health Immune
Myelomeningocele 115-116 Alterations in Health Nervous
Myopia 100-101 Alterations in Health Nervous
Nephroblastoma 197 Alterations in Health Immune
Nephrotic Syndrome 170 Alterations in Health Renal
Neuroblastoma 196 Alterations in Health Immune
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma 201 Alterations in Health Immune
Omphalocele 160 Alterations in Health Gastrointestinal
Osteogenesis Imperfecta 129 Alterations in Health Musculoskeletal
Osteomyelitis 132 Alterations in Health Musculoskeletal
Osteosarcoma 199 Alterations in Health Immune
Otitis Externa 51 Alterations in Health Respiratory
Otitis Media 52 Alterations in Health Respiratory
Pain Assessment 17 Principles of Pediatric Nursing
Paramyxovirus 192 Alterations in Health Immune
Parenting 3 Principles of Pediatric Nursing
Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) 74, 76 Alterations in Health Cardiovascular
Pavlik Harness 126 Alterations in Health Musculoskeletal
Pediatric Assessment Key Components 15 Principles of Pediatric Nursing
Pediculosis 212 Alterations in Health Integumentary
Pertussis 58 Alterations in Health Respiratory
Pheochromocytoma 149 Alterations in Health Endocrine
Phimosis 186 Alterations in Health Reproductive
Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development 4 Principles of Pediatric Nursing
Pinworm 169 Alterations in Health Gastrointestinal
Platelets 71 Alterations in Health Cardiovascular
Pneumonia 60 Alterations in Health Respiratory
Poisoning Prevention 9 Principles of Pediatric Nursing
Positional Plagiocephaly 123 Alterations in Health Musculoskeletal
Precocious Puberty 139 Alterations in Health Endocrine
Preschooler Growth and Development 43-45 Normal Growth & Development
Pulmonary Stenosis 74, 78 Alterations in Health Cardiovascular
Red Blood Cells (RBCs) 71 Alterations in Health Cardiovascular
Reflexes (Infant) 29-30 Normal Growth & Development
Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS) 67 Alterations in Health Respiratory
Respiratory Distress/Failure 68 Alterations in Health Respiratory
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) 57 Alterations in Health Respiratory
Retinoblastoma 195 Alterations in Health Immune
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) 99 Alterations in Health Nervous
Reye's Syndrome 113 Alterations in Health Nervous
Rheumatic Fever 85-86 Alterations in Health Cardiovascular
Rickets 130 Alterations in Health Musculoskeletal
Roseola 189 Alterations in Health Immune
Rotavirus 165 Alterations in Health Gastrointestinal
Rubella 191 Alterations in Health Immune
Rubeola 190 Alterations in Health Immune
Salmonella 165 Alterations in Health Gastrointestinal
Scabies 211 Alterations in Health Integumentary
School-Age Growth and Development 46-48 Normal Growth & Development
Scoliosis 124 Alterations in Health Musculoskeletal
Seizures 104-107 Alterations in Health Nervous
Sensorineural Hearing Loss 102-103 Alterations in Health Nervous
Short Bowel Syndrome 158 Alterations in Health Gastrointestinal
Sickle Cell Anemia 90-91 Alterations in Health Cardiovascular
Spina Bifida 115-116 Alterations in Health Nervous
Strabismus 100-101 Alterations in Health Nervous
Strep Throat 53 Alterations in Health Respiratory
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) 70 Alterations in Health Respiratory
Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone (SIADH) 143 Alterations in Health Endocrine
Testicular Cancer 198 Alterations in Health Immune
Testicular Torsion 183 Alterations in Health Reproductive
Tetrology of Fallot (TOF) 74, 77 Alterations in Health Cardiovascular
Thalassemia 92 Alterations in Health Cardiovascular
Thrush 204 Alterations in Health Integumentary
Tinea Infections 209 Alterations in Health Integumentary
Toddler Growth and Development 38-42 Normal Growth & Development
Tonsillitis 54 Alterations in Health Respiratory
Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection (TAPVC) 74, 79 Alterations in Health Cardiovascular
Tracheoesophageal Fistula 152 Alterations in Health Gastrointestinal
Traction 137-138 Alterations in Health Musculoskeletal
Transposition of the Great Arteries (TGA) 74, 79 Alterations in Health Cardiovascular
Tricuspid Atresia 74, 77 Alterations in Health Cardiovascular
Trisomy 21 118 Alterations in Health Nervous
Truncus Arteriosus 74, 80 Alterations in Health Cardiovascular
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) 177-178 Alterations in Health Renal
Vaccines 18-22 Principles of Pediatric Nursing
Varicella 187 Alterations in Health Immune
Varicocele 185 Alterations in Health Reproductive
Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) 74-75 Alterations in Health Cardiovascular
Vesicouretal Reflux 175 Alterations in Health Renal
Visual Impairments 100-101 Alterations in Health Nervous
Vital Signs 16 Principles of Pediatric Nursing
Whooping Cough 58 Alterations in Health Respiratory
Wilm's Tumor 197 Alterations in Health Immune