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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New Free CPNP Poster! Increase awareness about what CPNPs do to provide high quality healthcare for children! Get our new complimentary poster to display where you work to inform patients and families.

Age Parameters for PNPs. For which age ranges can a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner provide care? Learn more>>

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. Request a free new or replacement pin here.

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

PNCB Awards: Each year, PNCB recognizes:

Previous award recipients are not eligible. Self-nominations are accepted. The 2017 awards program is closed to applications.

Your Benefits

NEW Online Child & Adolescent Mental Health Fellowship Discount. CPNPs and PMHSs receive a 10% discount on the cost of a well-respected self-paced online learning program from Ohio State University, Keep Yourself Strong and Secure (KySS). Visit to learn more, and enter enrollment code: AcCELL=PNCB!2016 to receive your discount.

NEW Guilford Press Discount. Save 20% on any Guilford Press book or journal subscription. Use the offer code NEWS to access your benefit year-round.

Subscription Discount. Save 34% on your initial subscription to Child & Adolescent Psychopharmacology News. Only $99 with promotional code PNC.

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 20% on 35 bestselling print books or eBooks and other digital resources from the AAP. Includes Red Book 2015 and Red Book Online, Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation, 7th Edition, PCEP, Nelson's 2017, Pediatric Clinical Practice Guidelines and Policies, Bright Futures, and more. Order online at and apply promotion code PNCB20 at checkout. Or call toll-free at 888/227-1770 and mention the PNCB promotion code. Discount available through December 31, 2017.

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

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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