Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs SIG - NAPNAP

Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs SIG

Founded in 2010, the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners’ Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Special Interest Group (CYSHCN SIG) was established for nurse practitioners to provide leadership and support in comprehensive, effective pediatric health care delivery models of care. The CYSHCN SIG promotes a comprehensive approach to child health that acknowledges the importance of coordinating a child/youths’ physical, mental, social emotional, dental, vision, developmental, educational and community health needs.

Email:  pedhealthcarehome@napnap.org

  • Continue to identify NAPNAP members interested in the implementation of innovative pediatric health care delivery models for CYSHCN.
  • Demonstrate to our members the value of SIG membership and recognize members for their contributions to the SIG.
  • Highlight best practices at the SIG showcase. Ex: posters, new and emerging research.)
  • Encourage participation in discussion board and quarterly virtual meetings on topics related to care of CYSHCN.
  • Encourage scholarly activity related to best practices and care of CYSHCN.
  • Provide tools and information to be used in the clinical setting by providers who care for CYSHCN. Plan to print reference sheet and provide at NAPNAP national conference 2022.
  • Donate to a special needs camp/organization.
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