For Providers

Clinical Practice Resources

For more than 40 years, we have been providing pediatric nurse practitioners (PNPs) and their fellow pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) with the clinical practice resources they need to guide their daily practice and educate patient families. Check out the below resources on a variety of pediatric-related health topics. 

Coronavirus Safety

Stay up-to-date with information regarding COVID-19 with resources from the CDC, WHO and more.

Child Health Equity

NAPNAP is developing and sharing content related to child health equity for all children regardless of their socioeconomic background, race, citizenship status or sexual orientation..

Public Charge

NAPNAP has curated content related to public charge policies affecting your patients/practice.

Human Trafficking

Become familiar with signs of trafficking and get resources to help child victims of human trafficking.

Cancer Prevention

Learn about ways to educate your patients about preventing HPV-related cancers and download some excellent tools and tips for your practice. 

Fighting Flu

Together with Families Fighting Flu and Healthy Women, we have developed a provider toolkit (Spanish version) to help you educate patients and families about the flu and the importance of getting an annual flu immunization starting at 6 months of age.

Flavors Hook Kids

Flavors mask the harsh taste of tobacco, making it easier for kids to get hooked on nicotine. Learn how to identify the flavored products that are available at Flavors Hook Kids and help prevent your patients from being exposed to them. 

Infection Control

We partnered with the American Nurses Association (ANA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop the Nursing Infection Control Education (NICE) Network. Learn about free CE courses on infection control and other practice resources. 

Mental Health

Read the facts about mental health and a links to a variety of the top mental health resources


FDA's New Nutrition Facts Label
The New Nutrition Facts Label: What’s in it for You? The campaign landing page provides an overview of the campaign as well as links to resources for health educators, dietitians, teachers, healthcare professionals and physicians. The “What’s New” page gives more insight to the changes to the Nutrition Facts label. 

FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
CFSAN wants to support people in avoiding foodborne illness or “food poisoning” caused by disease-causing bacteria or pathogens that contaminate food. Everyone is susceptible, but certain people, including young children, are more likely to get sick and the effects can be much more serious. The CFSAN Education Resource Library Online Catalog (toolkit) contains many downloadable and printable educational materials for consumers, educators, dietitians, and health professionals.

Lil Mixins: Resources for Healthcare Professionals - learn about early peanut introduction to help prevent peanut allergies.

Growth & Development

CDC's Learn the Signs. Act Early. has information for health care providers, including information on screening tools and free educational materials to give to patients. 

Antibiotic Safety

Find a variety of resources from the CDC about antibiotic safety and resources to help prevent antibiotic resistance. 

Medication Safety

Real Facts. Real Fast.TM is a NAPNAP developed microsite featuring several handouts to encourage safe dosing and usage of over-the-counter (OTC) medicine. It provides expert advice to providers, teens and parents and was made possible through the generous support of McNeil Consumer Healthcare.

Key Potentially Inappropriate Drugs in Pediatrics: The KIDs List or “Key criteria for Inappropriate use of Drugs in pediatrics” List was developed by The Pediatric Pharmacy Association. This list of potentially inappropriate medications for children is similar in scope to the “Beers List”, which is used for geriatric patients. It has been published in the Journal of Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Volume 25, Issue 3.

The Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has posted a new webpage designed specifically for health professionals. The goal of this webpage is to provide in one place up-to-date and evidence-based information to help health professionals discuss dietary supplements with their patients, clients, colleagues, and students. Check it out: 

Sleep Safety

Safe to Sleep® Campaign Materials

The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development's Safe to Sleep® campaign offers a variety of materials to help share safe infant sleep messages with different audiences. Many of these items are available for download and order below. You can also view a list of all NICHD publications related to SIDS and Safe to Sleep®.

For items that you can use to promote the Safe to Sleep® campaign or your outreach, check out their E-Toolkit.

The ABC's of Infant Safe Sleep Videos

Learn about infant safe sleep and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommendations for safe sleep practices to prevent infant suffocation and infant mortality. Babies should sleep Alone, on their Backs in a Crib for night time, nap time, every time. This video was developed in partnership with the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services (DHSS), the Missouri Department of Social Services (DSS) and the Missouri Children's Trust Fund. Learn more at  

View the video in English at
View the video in Spanish at 

Adolescent Health Care and Transition

Office of Adolescent Health: Think Act Grow (TAG)

The TAG Playbook features the “Five Essentials for Healthy Adolescents,” a strengths-based framework that is grounded in research, and offers specific action steps that youth-serving professionals, family members and youth themselves can take to promote adolescent health

TAG in Action successful strategies - highlights successful strategies that incorporate the core principles of TAG​

Game Plan for Engaging Youth – identifies strategies for engaging adolescents in promoting their health and healthy development

The National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health 

Got Transition aims to improve transition from pediatric to adult health care through the use of new and innovative strategies for health professionals and youth and families.


Find a variety of resources from the CDC and other organizations about immunizations

Disaster Preparedness

Help your patients plan strategies in advance rather than waiting to get supplies and information together until they are faced with an imminent danger. Visit our Be Prepared resources.

Oral Health

The second edition of the Interprofessional Oral Health Faculty Toolkit, developed by the Oral Health Nursing Education and Practice (OHNEP) program, is an innovative web-based open source product intended to facilitate integration of oral-systemic health content and clinical competencies into nurse practitioner (NP) and midwifery (MW) curricula. 

Zika Virus

Learn about the latest updates and need to know information about Zika virus from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 

For patient education materials and information, visit our For Families channel which includes a patient friendly pediatric health conditions library.