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Boston Children’s Hospital is committed to providing lifelong learning that allows nurses from all levels to develop and expand competence in their professional nursing practice and to support their needs.

Our Nursing/Patient Care team is devoted to ensuring the professional development of nurses and offers benefits, such as continuing education and professional advancement programs, peer review, as well as tuition and conference reimbursement.



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 Starting your nursing career  Developing skills for advancing your career  Opportunities for experienced nurses Opportunities for students


Starting your nursing career at Boston Children's

Boston Children’s Nursing Department offers programs with tailored orientation and training opportunities for registered nurses, advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) and unlicensed assistive personnel. 

Newly Licensed Nurses
Career Lattice Program

Developing skills for advancing your career

Ongoing professional development activities at Boston Children’s are implemented and directed by our dedicated Nursing Education team and include role transition courses, simulation learning and skill-building labs that help nurses reach their goals, both inside and outside the workplace.

Competency Management
Role Transition

Opportunities for experienced nurses

Along with ongoing educational courses, Boston Children’s offers dynamic opportunities aimed at highly motivated nurses to help them gain a wealth of knowledge and experience through mentored scientific inquiry and nursing fellowships, as well as clinical advancement for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs).

Nursing Science & Research
Additional Fellowships
Professional Advancement

Opportunities for students

High School Students
Graduate School Practicum