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PNP Book Corner


The PNP Book Corner offers the opportunity for individuals (including NAPNAP members), partner organizations or publishers to submit pediatric textbooks that they have authored/edited. The book is then reviewed by a NAPNAP member expert and posted on the NAPNAP website along with a link to the ordering information. The target audience for books must be nurses and/or advanced practice nurses (APNs) who provide health care to children and families, with a content focus on pediatric/child health.

Click here to submit a book for review, or contact the National Office at 877-662-7627. Some publications offer a NAPNAP member discount.  To receive the discount code, please contact NAPNAP’s Education and Professional Development Department at

Book of the Month

Genomic Essentials for Graduate Level Nurses

Diane C. Seibert, Quannetta T. Edwards, Ann H. Maradiegue, Susan T. Tinley

Designed as both a nursing reference and course text, this book presents genetics and genomic essentials specifically for graduate-level nurses. Preliminary chapters cover the basics of genetics, risk assessment and genetic testing. With chapter contributions by topic experts, the remainder of the book is organized by disease system and covers genetics and genomics in prenatal care, neurology, cancer, respiratory function, cardiology, pharmacogenomics, hematology and others. Key chapters on ethical and legal issues and future technology are also included. This volume is well-suited for nursing faculty, nursing students, nurse leaders, and other nursing professionals with a need for further information on genetics and genomics in a nursing role and across a variety of specialties. Visit their website for more information on ordering this publication.


Child Behavioral Assessment and Management in Primary Care: Second Edition (2016)

William B. Carey, MD & Sean C. McDevitt, PhD

The second edition of CBAM offers new content, written by two clinicians who have worked for many years in primary care, including discussion of areas of temperament beside the ones the authors have found most useful and a more detailed review of the application of temperament counseling. A new chapter deals with the confusion of terminology that has crept into the behavioral health field in recent years. Order your copy.

Identifying & Addressing Developmental-Behavioral Problems: A Practical Guide for Medical and Non-Medical Professionals, Trainees, Researchers and Advocates

Frances Page Glascoe, PhD, Kevin P. Marks, MD, Jennifer K. Poon, MD, Michelle M. Macias, MD

This textbook supports life-long learning throughout medical and nursing school, into post-graduate training, residency and fellowships, precepting and community practice; and from there, into research and advocacy. Authors tackle the most onerous challenge in primary care: How to actually implement quality developmental-behavioral care in busy clinics. The book comes with access to a website offering downloadable, customizable tools for learning and teaching as well as tools for community practice. Visit the website for more information on ordering.


Pediatric Case Studies to Develop Diagnostic Reasoning

Julee Waldrop, DNP, PNP, FNP, PMHS, FAANP

Pediatric Case Studies to Develop Diagnostic Reasoning uses pediatric clinical scenarios and a systematic approach to help students in the health professions develop their diagnostic reasoning skills. In the first chapter of this book you will find an explanation of this systematic approach that can be applied to any clinical situation. If you are a teacher using this book with your students you will see that, in many instances by changing things in the History or Physical or Test Results sections, you could take the case in an entirely new direction and focus on a different diagnosis, providing a whole new learning opportunity for your students. For more information go here.

Advanced Pediatric Assessment

Ellen M. Chiocca, RNC, MSN, CPNP

This textbook provides a detailed and comprehensive approach to obtaining the history and physical examination of children, birth through adolescence. The textbook approaches the health assessment of the pediatric client by using a body systems framework in the context of developmental and cultural aspects of child assessment. In addition to physical assessment, emphasis is placed on the child’s psychosocial health, with chapters on communication, family assessment, mental health assessment and assessment of abuse and neglect. Health maintenance and wellness are also emphasized, with separate chapters on pediatric health supervision, nutrition and safety. For purchasing information, click here.

Quick Reference to Child and Adolescent Forensics: A Guide for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals 

Mary E. Muscari and Kathleen M. Brown

Physical abuse can cause anything from minor injuries to permanent disabilities to death. Emotional trauma could result in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression. Nurses and other health care professionals work with both victims and perpetrators, but have little education and resources for dealing with the everyday forensic issues of pediatric practice. This book is designed to serve as a quick resource for practicing emergency room nurses, pediatric critical care nurses, school nurses, nurse practitioners, and other health care providers. Student practitioners will also find the content helpful and readily useable as a reference guide.  To purchase this publication and/or receive a 20% discount on all Springer publications, visit the website at Springer Publishing.

Core Curriculum for Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

Written by expert pediatric nurse practitioners, this resource is a fully endorsed compendium of essential information. Using an easy-to-use outline format, it defines the parameters of the specialty by outlining the entire scope of PNP practice and covers everything in the Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (PNP) certification exams. For additional information or to purchase this publication, click here.



Core Review for Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

This core review provides practice questions for recent graduates for both pediatric and family nurse practitioner programs to use in their respective certification exams offered by the PNCB and ANCC. For additional information or to purchase this publication, click here.

Be sure to check out NAPNAP's Children's Book Corner for more information on children's books!