Newsflash Archive

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.

January 16, 2018

NAPNAP Conference Books for Sale
Be sure to check out this year’s conference books for sale. Books must be pre-ordered during online registration and will be ready for pick-up onsite! Find out more about the different publications that are related to various sessions at our upcoming national conference.

January 02, 2018

Register Now and Reserve Your Hotel Room at Hyatt Regency Chicago
Sessions are filling up fast and the early bird rate expires on Feb. 2! Check out the conference agenda and start your registration today. 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. We are also in need of volunteers to serve as room supervisors in Chicago. When you register all you have to do is answer "Yes" to the volunteer question on the registration form. As a thank you, all volunteers will receive a promotion code for a discounted course on PedsCESM after the conference.

December 19, 2017

Conference Travel Scholarships Available Now
The NAPNAP Foundation will be awarding travel scholarships to students or new grads attending the 39th National Conference for Pediatric Health Care. Click here to learn more. Apply by the Jan. 12 deadline.

December 05, 2017

Do You Know the Flu?
Each year, 20,000 children under the age of 5 are hospitalized because of influenza complications. We’re fighting back – and we want you to join! Dec. 3-9 is National Influenza Vaccination Week and we have partnered with Families Fighting Flu and HealthyWomen to bring you an e-toolkit with important resources and information to help you make a difference in flu vaccination rates. Download your copy and have your patient families check out our Do You Know the Flu? webpage, which includes flu vaccine facts and resources essential to your practice. 

November 21, 2017

NAPNAP Partners for Vulnerable Youth Launches with Goal to Improve Health of Vulnerable Children Through Support, Resources of Partners
Last week, NAPNAP Partners for Vulnerable Youth was launched, a charitable organization dedicated to improving the lives of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. Learn more about NAPNAP Partners, including their current mission to combat human trafficking.

November 07, 2017

NAPNAP on Capitol Hill
Sixty-five members from 25 states joined together in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 6 to advocate for CHIP, Title VIII nursing education, human trafficking education and prevention and global vaccine funding during more than 100 meetings in the Senate and House of Representatives. To see your fellow members in action, check out their Hill Day story.