Newsflash Archive

July 07, 2020
June 16, 2020

What Have We Been Up to?
Between coverage of our virtual conference to an interview about handling COVID-19 conspiracy theories as a provider, the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners has been featured heavily in the news in recent weeks. Stay in the know with our in the news page.

June 02, 2020

Refer Until June 30 to Save on Renewal!
Now is the perfect time to share the benefits of membership with your colleagues so they can learn, network and advocate with pediatric leaders from across the country. Our Connect & Recruit program runs until June 30, and when you refer 1-5 new members you will receive a $40 discount on your next renewal! Refer 5 or more and save $80.

May 19, 2020

2021 National Conference Abstracts: Deadline Approaching
The 2021 Call for abstracts deadline is June 2. We are accepting proposals for the concurrent presentations. Get started on your proposal today and you may join our elite group of conference presenters at the 42nd National Conference on Pediatric Health Care, hosted March 10-13 in Orlando, Fla. Visit the Call for Abstracts webpage today to learn about the process and begin drafting your proposal.

May 05, 2020

Register Now for Our Virtual Conference
Register for our June 4-5 virtual conference and get access all 32 sessions on-demand for an additional 90 days. Sign up today to take advantage of early bird pricing to earn up to 36.5 CE contact hours, including 8.25 hours of hard-to-find pediatric pharmacology content. Learn more about the sessions being offered and don't forget to share this unique opportunity with your fellow pediatric-focused nurse practitioner colleagues!

April 21, 2020

Let's Go Virtual
We will host a virtual conference in early June with more than 30 primary, acute and specialty sessions, including pediatric pharmacology topics, that were originally scheduled for our 41st National Conference on Pediatric Health Care. Look for an agenda and registration details in the coming weeks. All sessions will be accessible live during the virtual conference and on-demand for 90 days after the conference so registrants will have plenty of time to access all the sessions on their wish list for one low registration fee.

April 07, 2020

Free Webinar – Masks and PPE: COVID-19 and the Next Pandemic
This webinar hosted by GW Nursing's Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement will discuss the availability of PPE for health care workers, particularly respiratory protective equipment, and recommendations for improving access to PPE now and in the future. Learn more and register for this free webinar, hosted on Friday, April 10 at 1:30 p.m. ET.

March 17, 2020

Coronavirus Safety Page Available
With the increase in diagnoses of COVID-19 and so much information being promoted, we have curated the current resources from the CDC, WHO and others on our new coronavirus safety page.

March 03, 2020

The health, safety and well-being of NAPNAP members and our communities are our highest priority. We are working with local healthcare and business leaders to make sure NAPNAP’s 2020 national conference can proceed as scheduled on March 25-28 in Long Beach, Calif. Read our association update for more detailed information about safety measures.

February 18, 2020

New Podcast Launched by NAPNAP Member
When it comes to health, it isn’t always easy for kids and families to navigate the facts. “Health’s Up" is a podcast that explores healthy choices through kids’ voices. This podcast is hosted by NAPNAP member Krist Westphaln, PhD, RN. CPNP-PC. Click here to learn more and share with your patient families.

February 04, 2020

Free CE on HPV
Nurse Practitioners: At the Forefront of HPV-Related Disease Prevention features two of our expert members, Deena Garner, DNP, APRN CPNP-PC and Alison Moriarty Daley, PhD, APRN, PPCNP-BC, FAAN. Improve your knowledge and competence regarding human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination recommendations and strategies for advocating for vaccination and improving vaccine uptake. This free CE activity offers 0.5 CE contact hours (0.5 Rx) and is available now!

January 21, 2020

January is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
While cervical cancer is rarely diagnosed in women younger than 20, we can help prevent cervical cancer for women as young as 11 with the HPV vaccine. For National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, check out our HPV toolkit and make the commitment to increasing HPV diagnosis rates in your community.

January 07, 2020

Support NAPNAP Partners and Foundation for Year of the Nurse
As we celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, we encourage every member to make a tax-deductible donation to our 2020 Year of the Nurse campaign to benefit the NAPNAP Foundation and NAPNAP Partners for Vulnerable Youth. When you donate to this special campaign, you are supporting the important work these organizations are doing for NAPNAP members and the patients they serve.

December 17, 2019

Thanks to your efforts, the NAPNAP Foundation and NAPNAP Partners for Vulnerable Youth were able to raise more than $1,500 in donations last week during giving Tuesday. We would also like to extend our gratitude to Eileen Arnold-Ley, Beth Bolick, Brenda Cassidy, Nancy Cavanaugh and Jessica Peck for creating fundraisers for NAPNAP Partners on Facebook. If you’d like to show your support before the end of the year, you can make a donation on the NAPNAP Foundation and NAPNAP Partners websites.

December 03, 2019

Did you know that NAPNAP has two charitable organizations that need your support? Today is Giving Tuesday and we encourage you to make a contribution to the NAPNAP Foundation, which supports members with continuing education, clinical practice resources, scholarships and advanced nursing research grants, and NAPNAP Partners for Vulnerable Youth’s Alliance for Children in Trafficking campaign, a grassroots awareness and peer-to-peer education program for healthcare providers to learn how to identify human trafficking victims and intervene.