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Stand out in your field with PNCB certification—the most respected credentials in pediatric nursing.

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News & Resources

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  • Mar 16 2018

    2018 Certified Nurses Day

    It's your day to celebrate! Certified Nurses Day is celebrated each year on March 19th. Thank you for your commitment to being certified! Learn more.

  • Celebrating 40 Years of CPNP certification

    Nov 20 2017

    Celebrating 40 years of CPNP!

    This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (CPNP) exam. Congratulations to the very first CPNPs! What was it like taking the very first exam? Where are they now...


Due to local weather conditions, the PNCB office is closed Wednesday, 3/21.

Faces of Certification

PNCB-certified nursing professionals work in a variety of roles and settings throughout the US and beyond. Share your photo today!

Katherine Crosby, CPN Loma Linda University Children's Hospital Loma Linda, CA
Jennifer Keller, CPNP-PC, PMHS Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA
Florence Roque, CPNP-PC Southwest Pediatric Care Deming, NM
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