Continuing Education Opportunities

As The Leader in Pediatric Education for Nurse Practitioners®​, the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners offers our pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses continuing education in multiple platforms. Learn more about our Online Programs.

Online Programs


The Leader in Pediatric Education for Nurse Practitioners® is pleased to bring you PedsCESM, your online resource for pediatric health care and advanced nursing continuing education from the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. Access online courses on a wide variety of topics at any time and from anywhere. We are continuously developing new online courses for members and non-members. Your time is valuable. That’s why we’re here anytime for your CE. Your 24/7 classroom.​

Journal of Pediatric Health Care – CE Articles

I:CARE: Recognizing and Caring for Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Victims - Shared Hope International

i:CARE is a self-paced online training resource designed to improve identification and response to victims of sex trafficking. A purchase of any i:CARE package gives 30-day access to the course. The course must be completed, and certificate of completion printed off before the 30-day expiration deadline. The 30-days begins from the date of purchase. This activity is approved for 5.0 NAPNAP Contact Hours. (Expires 5/15/2022).

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) - accredited NAPNAP Agency Provider, #A17

AAP Pediatric Coding Webinars presented by the American Academy of Pediatrics
The American Academy of Pediatrics Pediatric Coding Webinar series includes six 1-hour live events filled with pediatric-specific insights, tips and strategies from leading pediatric coding experts. Here is the help you need to meet the most complex pediatric coding and billing challenges. This program is approved for 1.0 NAPNAP contact hours of which 0 contain pharmacology (Rx) content per the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Continuing Education Guidelines. Visit AAP for more information.

Earn credit and more with the AAPs Online Learning Center, PediaLink

From courses that make the most of your limited time, to in-depth AAP EQIPP quality improvement courses that help you identify and close gaps in practice, the AAPs online learning center, PediaLink, delivers essential education for pediatric nurses and nurse practitioners. Focusing on evidence-based medicine, and using the latest technologies that maximize online learning, every course can increase your professional knowledge and confidence. The AAP is an accredited NAPNAP Agency Provider, #A17. Available in the center are pediatric-specific educational courses. Several courses are free (others start at $10). 

The AAPs EQIPP Quality Improvement course can help your practice develop a quality improvement team so you can deliver the best care to your patients. Course topics include: Asthma, Medical Home, Bright Futures, Newborn Screening, Safe and Healthy Beginnings, Eliminate Tobacco Use and Exposure, Increasing Immunization rates, and more. For more information visit AAP. Discounts are available for group enrollments—email for more information. Follow PediaLink online, Facebook or Twitter for THRIFTY THURSDAYS offers that feature deep discounts on select course(s), and other promotions. 

Reducing Complications of Therapeutic Blood Transfusion in Sickle Cell Disease

The Georgia RedHhott Project, under CDC cooperative agreement DD14-1406, developed this web-based course to increase awareness of and adherence to evidence-based practices for reducing complications of therapeutic blood transfusion in sickle cell disease. It offers no-cost continuing education credits to physicians, nurses, and other clinicians who treat sickle cell disease patients. For more information, visit Georgia State University.