Paediatric nursing specialists provide independent nursing care to babies, children and adolescents at all levels, as well as dealing with disease prevention and rehabilitation. They work as part of a multidisciplinary team and in collaboration with specialist nursing staff from other areas.
Accredited places: 8
Why specialise at Vall d’Hebron?
- Because we are a leading hospital in Catalonia and Spain.
- Because we have an advanced technology Perinatal Unit capable of dealing with any pathology.
- Because we look after paediatric patients with complex needs who require the most advanced medical-surgical technology, maintaining constant contact with the paediatric and surgical specialisations and sub-specialisations (paediatric surgery, cardiac surgery, neurosurgery, traumatology and vascular surgery).
- Because we are able to carry out all kinds of treatment related to cardiac surgery; neurosurgery; kidney, heart, lung, bone marrow and liver transplants; chronic and acute dialysis systems; and foetal surgery.
- Because you will be able to do rotations in specialisations such as primary care, paediatrics, nephrology, oncology, neonatology, and paediatric ICU.
The Neonatology Department’s Sibling Project is a workshop for the siblings of new-born babies admitted to the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit in the Vall d’Hebron Maternity and Children's Hospital. Through simulated games and situations, the project prepares them to get used to seeing their younger siblings in a hospital medical setting.
Dr. Josep Sánchez de Toledo Codina, head of the Paediatric Haematology and Oncology Department, tells us about a Department that has laid the foundations for the specialism in Spain. He also remembers the evolution of transplants from haematopoietic stem cells and progenitors, from the beginning, buying the material at a shop in Barcelona city centre, to the more than 1,200 transplants that have now been performed.