Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Career Resource Guide - NAPNAP

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Your Career as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner or a Nurse Practitioner

Welcome to a rewarding career that will provide you with many years of professional opportunities, growth and fulfillment. Pediatric nurse practitioners (PNPs) provide health care in many settings including primary, acute and specialty care. Although this updated Career Resource Guide refers to PNPs in most sections, the information applies to all types of nurse practitioners (NPs) in all practice and clinical settings and should be an indispensable resource for NPs across the continuum of their careers.

For new graduate NPs, welcome to an exciting and rewarding career! This guide will assist your preparation for obtaining certification, securing your first position, obtaining your DEA number and successfully obtaining credentialing and privileging. Included in the guide are descriptions of helpful tools such as a curriculum vitae, cover letter, performance appraisals and more. Not only will it assist you as you establish yourself in your career, it will provide the tools necessary for you to grow in your career.

For the experienced NP, this resource has been retooled to facilitate your continued success and expand your professional development. Several NAPNAP members contributed their expertise to establish a comprehensive resource inclusive of reimbursement issues, productivity and outcome measures.

Career Guide for PNPs

It’s our pleasure to present this resource to you as a guide to your career development and with appreciation for your role in advancing the practice of all NPs and PNPs.

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