Your CPNP® Corner

Welcome to the CPNP® Corner, a resource page for Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioners!

Here you can find ways to support your commitment to lifelong learning, and more. If you have suggestions for this page, please let us know at

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Free CE Online: PNCB now offers free modules on a variety of topics. You may know that Medscape offers free CE. Now you can add Clinical Advisor and Nursing Spectrum to your list of resources. CE with content areas relevant to pediatric nursing or nursing leadership can be used toward PNCB Recertification.

Market Yourself: For information on how to list credentials, or a sample press release to announce your certification achievement, see our PNCB Tool Kit page. For a copy of our "I'm a CPNP!" flyer – available in English or Spanish – contact

Your Wallet Card: You can now access and print your current PNCB wallet card online. Simply log in and click "My Documents" to get yours.

Your CPNP® lapel pin. We hope you wear yours with pride. If you misplace yours, email us at and we'll be glad to send out a replacement.

Your CPNP® wall certificate. To order additional copies, click here.

PNCB Awards: Each year PNCB recognizes one CPNP or PMHS who extends the reach of their role beyond regular practice activities. Previous award winners are not eligible. Self-nominations are accepted. The 2016 awards program is closed to applications..

Your Benefits

Advance Healthcare Shop 10% Discount. Order scrubs, lab coats, clogs, T-shirts and more at with the special code of PNCB and save 10%. Personalization is available on many items so you can add your credential.

American Academy of Pediatrics Discount. Save 10% on 30 bestselling print and digital resources from the AAP. Includes recent releases Red Book 2015 and Red Book Online, as well as Pediatric Clinical Practice Guidelines and Policies, Bright Futures, Pediatric Obesity, and more. Order print or eBooks online at and apply promotion code PNCB2016 at checkout. Or call toll-free at 888/227-1770 and mention the PNCB promotion code. Discount available through December 31, 2016.

Lexicomp's Pediatric & Neonatal Dosage Handbook Discount. Certificants save 35% with this special discount link:

Elsevier Discount. Learn more about how to save 20% on all Elsevier books, plus pay no shipping or handling for your orders.

Your Lands' End Discount. Display your CPNP credential with pride on clothing in a variety of colors and styles at Lands' End. You can also select totes, lunch coolers, hats, and much more. As a CPNP, you receive 10% off your order when you use this link:

State Board Verification. Verification of certification is available 24/7 to all state boards of nursing. A Board can verify or re-verify information on demand and as many times as needed.

Free Subscriptions. The PNCB has arranged for all CPNPs to receive free online subscriptions to several respected industry publications! CPNPs can access their online subscriptions below:

Pediatric Annals*
Contemporary Pediatrics
Infectious Diseases in Children
ADVANCE for Nurse Practitioners

*To access articles in Pediatric Annals, first select your article. Then select "I am a Physician or Nurse Practitioner" or "I have a subscription," and use the access code: PNCB.

Resources for CPNPs®

• Questions about the DNP and your certification? See our Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification and the Doctorate of Nursing Practice statement to learn more.

• For more about the DNP, read the NP Roundtable's Unified Statement on DNP Education, Certification and Titling.

• For more about the PNP role, please read our CPNP® Role Delineation Study.

Criteria for Evaluation of Nurse Practitioner Programs (PDF) published by the National Task Force on Quality Nurse Practitioner Education.

Nurse Practitioner Core Competencies (PDF) published by NONPF (Amended 2012)

Population-Focused Nurse Practitioner Competencies (PDF) published by NONPF (2013)

NAPNAP Position Statement on Age Parameters for Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Practice

• Pediatric Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, written by NAPNAP and SPN and published by ANA. Purchase the softcover or eBook.

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We invite you to consider external item writing and help us prepare for the next generation of CPNPs®. See our Get Involved page for full details.

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