NAPNAP Launches New Continuing Education Platform

For Immediate Release
Justin T. Worsley
917-746-8299 * jworsley@napnap.org


NAPNAP Launches New Continuing Education Platform
PedsCESM provides affordable pediatric continuing education 24/7

NEW YORK, Aug. 29, 2016 – As The Leader in Pediatric Education for Nurse Practitioners®, the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) is pleased to announce the launch of its new online continuing education platform, PedsCESM, which replaces its prior online continuing education platform, PNPSourCESM. PedsCESM courses are developed by experts in pediatric health specialties ranging from immunization to nephrology to behavioral health.

The new PedsCESM tool is designed to be easy to view and use on all mobile, tablet and desktop devices. Its catalog filters allow users to easily find courses based on the category, description, price or credits available. Users can seamlessly share course detail via social media, print their course certificates and upload course certificates from this and other sources to their NAPNAP records. All PedsCESM courses are fully accredited and can be used to satisfy state licensure criteria, including pharmacology and psychopharmacology requirements.

“All pediatric-focused nurse practitioners count on the superior quality of our online continuing education content. It was important for us to take advantage of advanced technology to deliver that content when and where learners wanted,” said NAPNAP President Laura Searcy, MN, APRN, PPCNP-BC. “PedsCESM is easy to use regardless of your technical experience. The platform doesn’t get in the way of learning.”

Like its predecessor, PedsCESM is available to all pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), including pediatric nurse practitioners (PNPs) and family nurse practitioners (FNPs). Courses are affordable for all participants, but NAPNAP members receive discounted and free courses. NAPNAP will add new courses throughout the year and anticipates that about 35 courses will be available by January 2017.

“NAPNAP has always been the best destination for pediatric-focused APRNs to obtain continuing education to enhance their practices and better serve their patients and families,” said Searcy. “We continually strive to meet the high demand of the newest and best quality available in the U.S. Now we have raised the bar again.”

PedsCESM can be accessed by visiting ce.napnap.org.        

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The National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) is the nation’s only professional association for pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) dedicated to improving the quality of health care for infants, children, adolescents and young adults. Representing more than 8,500 healthcare practitioners with 18 special interest groups and 49 chapters, NAPNAP has been advocating for children’s health since 1973 and was the first APRN society in the U.S. Our mission is to empower pediatric-focused APRNs and their interprofessional partners to enhance child and family health through leadership, advocacy, professional practice, education and research. www.NAPNAP.org