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Become a CPN® Champion

Apply Now! If you are a Certified Pediatric Nurse who goes the extra mile to encourage colleagues to seek the professional milestone of certification, join the PNCB's new Champion program! Champions receive special gear, materials and recertification incentives.

For more information, see the Fact Sheet, and Champion Program Manual. For questions about this program, email Ready to apply? Complete your application>>

Is a Champion already at your workplace? Search the Champion locator to find out. Large employers can have more than 1 Champion on staff.

Pilot Testing

Now available! PNCB occasionally needs certified volunteers to pilot test surveys and modules on a variety of topics. Pilot tester feedback helps PNCB put the final polish on these projects before sharing them with a larger audience. If you would like to be added to our pool of pilot testers, email

Volunteer as an External Item Writer

At various times, PNCB will seek volunteers for item writing for the CPN, CPNP-PC, CPNP-AC, or PMHS Exams. Please check back or watch for email announcements.

Exam & Module Volunteer Role Descriptions

A variety of volunteers support PNCB services. Learn more about tasks, time commitment, expertise level, and benefits for each type of volunteer below. Then when we post opportunities here, you'll know what's involved and can apply.

  • Exam Item Writer
  • Exam Committee Member
  • Form Review Committee Member
  • Job Task Analysis Committee Member
  • Pediatric Updates Committee Member
  • Practice Test Item Writer
  • Standard Setting Committee Member

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