Victoria E. Karian, RN, MSN, CPNP

Victoria E. Karian, RN, MSN, CPNP, has been involved in pediatric medicine for the past 42 years, first as a staff nurse and, since 1996, as a pediatric nurse practitioner. She has worked in a wide variety of settings, in Boston, Miami, and in the US Peace Corps in Jamaica. For the past 10+ years, she has worked in both inpatient pediatric pain and now primarily outpatient headache management in the Multidisciplinary Pediatric Headache Program at Boston Children’s Hospital. She recently authored a resource guide for pediatric primary care providers called, “Getting Ahead of Pediatric Headaches: A comprehensive guide for nurse practitioners to manage headaches in children and adolescents”. She also is a preceptor of PNPs through Northeastern University. Promoting and providing health care for children and adolescents has been the focus and passion of her career. She has contributed to a variety of academic publications over the years. She started her blog in 2017, where she shares information and thoughts about caring for the pediatric population with chronic headaches. When not working, she engages in creative pursuits (singing, quilting, weaving), travelling the world, and in summer, kayaking.

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Author of “Getting Ahead of Pediatric Headaches: A comprehensive guide for nurse practitioners to manage headaches in children and adolescents”

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