Newsflash Archive

September 04, 2018

2019 National Conference – Call for Poster Abstracts is Still Open
Deadlines are soon approaching! Submit your abstracts to the Research, Research Methodology or Practice Innovation categories! Students are also encouraged to submit. Learn more information by visiting NAPNAP’s Posters on the Move. Research poster deadline is Sept. 15 and Practice Innovation poster deadline is Oct. 1. Don’t wait - submit today!

August 21, 2018

Find Your Dream Job Today
Visit the NAPNAP Career Connection and search open positions throughout the country with access to high quality pediatric job postings. Our Career Connection was created to connect you to prospective employers, set up job alerts today to be immediately notified when new jobs are posted to the network in your specific area!

August 07, 2018

Check Out NAPNAP’s Revised Position Statement on Immunizations
NAPNAP’s Executive Board recently approved the revised Position Statement on Immunizations, which supports the timely and complete immunization of all infants, children, adolescents and adults in an attempt to maximize the health and wellbeing of all people. Thanks to our expert members from the Immunization SIG for their contribution to updating this important NAPNAP position statement.

July 17, 2018

Last Call For Grant Funding
Apply now for an advanced nursing research grant or a DNP project grant. Read the proposal criteria and submit your proposal by the July 31 deadline.

July 03, 2018

Our Mental Health Symposium and Certification Review Course in Cleveland are Only a Few Weeks Away!
Only five more weeks until our Pediatric Mental Health symposium in Cleveland on Aug. 12. We're also hosting our Primary Care Certification Review course in Cleveland on Aug. 11-12. Register today so you don't miss these great opportunities.

June 19, 2018

Separation of Children and Parents
NAPNAP opposes the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s decision to separate children and parents at the border. Read more in our official statement.

June 05, 2018

Last Call for Foundation Scholarships
Time is running out to apply for the Elaine Gelman Student Scholarship and the new Foundation DNP/PhD Student Scholarship. NAPNAP members, you can learn more about these opportunities and apply by June 10. Applications require reference letters so don’t delay, start or finish your application today! 

May 15, 2018

2018 Specialty Symposia – Great Topics in Great Locations!
Learn and network at our specialty symposia in six great locations across the country this summer and fall! Each symposium is presented by experts in the field and offers at least 7.0 contact hours, plus Rx hours. Our 2018 symposia schedule includes mental health (Cleveland), developmental behavioral pediatrics (Anaheim), pediatric burn management (Baltimore), pediatric labs, radiographs and Rx (Charleston, S.C.), pediatric updates and Rx (Phoenix) and pediatric emergencies and updates (San Antonio). Make a weekend of it with colleagues or family! Learn more about our specialty symposia and register today.

May 01, 2018

Experience Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day Live
On May 10, join the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for their National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day webcast, where you will learn about strategies for improving behavioral health services from a panel of experts that include NAPNAP's President-Elect Dawn Garzon Maaks. Viewers can even participate with the onstage discussion via email, Twitter or text. Learn more about this live event, and watch the webcast on May 10, at 7 p.m. ET by visiting SAMHSA’s multimedia page the day of the event. If you’re participating via Twitter, be sure to email Justin Worsley, communications and digital marketing coordinator, at so he can retweet your best posts from the NAPNAP Twitter account!

April 17, 2018

Get Involved with Your Association
Join fellow members in shaping NAPNAP’s programs, resources and policy while developing or enhancing your leadership skills. We are now accepting applications for three-year terms starting July 1 for the following committees: Conference Planning, Continuing Education, Health Policy and Professional Issues. All of these committees continually impact our association and profession throughout the year. Learn more and apply by the May 18 deadline.

April 03, 2018

2018 National Conference Participants: Be Sure to Record Your Contact Hours
You still have time to record your contact hours, evaluate the conference and print your certificate of attendance. Log in your CE contact hours before the MyExpoCredits link expires on April 22. Log into the MyExpoCredits site using the exact email address and zip code you used at the time of registration. Be sure to save a copy of your transcript and print your certificate.

March 20, 2018

NAPNAP Celebrates Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Week
This week is all about you! March 18-24 is Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Week and whether you are a student, new grad, seasoned practitioner or now retired, you have made the lifelong commitment to providing high quality health care to our children. This week, tell us why you love being a PNP by posting a story or picture on social media using the hashtag #PNPWeek.

March 06, 2018

Join the Conference Wherever You Are
If you can't make it to Chicago for our national conference, check out our option to live stream sessions on Tuesday, March 20 and earn up to 5.75 CE hours. 

February 20, 2018

One Day Conference Live Stream Available!
Can't meet us in Chicago? No worries — we'll deliver one day of our conference directly to you! On Tuesday, March 20, we are offering a full day of courses available online via live stream. You can earn 5.75 contact hours, 2.5 of which are pharmacology. Let the conference come to you!

February 06, 2018

Reserve Your Hotel Room Now at Hyatt Regency Chicago
Make your hotel reservations online now to receive the special conference rate! The deadline to receive the discount in our hotel block is Feb. 16. Chicago is a vibrant city filled with many dining options, shopping destinations, tourist attractions and sporting events. Check out what the Windy City has to offer so you can plan a trip that combines your needed pediatric CE with a fun adventure.