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Press Releases

Journal of Pediatric Health Care Launches Special Edition Focused on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging in Pediatric Healthcare

With health inequities remaining a pervasive issue when seeking out health care in the United States, it is essential that providers be aware of factors including but not limited to ethnicity, race, gender, sexual orientation, or age to address

Feasibility and Preliminary Effectiveness of the INSPIRE Pilot Study for Adolescent Girls

While the World Health Organization recommends that adolescents obtain at least 60 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity daily, studies indicate that this goal is often not achieved worldwide. A recent article published in the Journal of Pediatric Health Care explored the

A Qualitative Exploration of the Experience of Child Feeding Among Ukrainian Refugee and Immigrant Mothers During Escape and Relocation

With conflicts around the world contributing to the displacement and relocation of mothers and children, a recent article published in the Journal of Pediatric Health Care explored the influence of escape, displacement, and relocation on the disruption to daily life, particularly

NAPNAP Launches Second Phase of Continuing Education Courses to Support Pediatric Mental Health

The National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) has announced the second phase of its NAPNAP Cares program, an extensive program of online continuing education (CE) courses focused on pediatric mental health. Launched in June 2023, this expert-developed library

The Cost of Caring During COVID-19: A Call to Action to Support the Pediatric Advanced Practice Nursing Workforce

While the COVID-19 pandemic created many different impacts on the lives of people, it also threatened the pediatric nursing workforce and created disruption across the pediatric care continuum. A recent article published in the Journal of Pediatric Health Care reexamined the

Assessment of Language Development in Dual Language Learners: A Case Report

A recent article published in the Journal of Pediatric Health Care summarizes a case report to increase pediatric providers’ understanding on how best to evaluate language development in children who are exposed to two or more languages from birth, referred to

Helping the World Achieve Sustainable Development Goals: The Role of PNPs and Pediatric-focused Providers

In 2015, the United Nations set out to create sustainable development goals (SDGs) to be accomplished by 2030 through the Agenda for Sustainable Development. This agenda included an SDG that focuses on the health and well-being of children of

NAPNAP Partners for Vulnerable Youth Position Statement on Implementation of Core Competencies for Anti-trafficking Response in Health Systems

As an estimated $150 billion criminal industry, human trafficking is a threat that can impact any age, gender, race or ethnicity. NAPNAP Partners for Vulnerable Youth, a charitable affiliate of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP), recognizes

Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health and Resiliency of Pregnant and Parenting Adolescents and Young Adults: A Qualitative Study

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, people worldwide have had to adjust to new social and emotional stressors. When considering that pregnant women have historically been considered an at-risk population for mental health disorders with perinatal stress possibly leading to poor

Adolescent, Parent and Clinician Perspectives on Increasing Adolescent Involvement in Decision Making during Clinic Visits

With adolescence being the phase of life transitioning between childhood and adulthood, many physical, emotional and intellectual changes occur during this period, including a push for independence. In the case of the nearly 22% of adolescents aged 12 to
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