NAPNAP collaborates closely and holds strategic alliances with key organizations that share our passion for nursing, child health and advocacy on behalf of children. We take great pride in the partnerships we have with the following organizations.
- American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), an organization of pediatricians committed to the optimal physical, mental and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents and young adults.
- American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association (APSNA), an association of pediatric surgical nurses who care for children in perioperative, inpatient, outpatient and office settings.
- Association of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Nurses (APGNN), a national organization of nurses and other medical professionals committed to the care of children, and their families, who have gastroenterology/nutrition illnesses.
- Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (AFPNP), a national organization of nursing educators who teach in pediatric, family and school nurse practitioner programs, and who collaborate on relevant practice and educational issues.
- NAPNAP Foundation, a non-profit NAPNAP affiliate that supports the improvement of the quality of life for children and their families by awarding and administering funds for advanced pediatric nursing education, research, clinical projects, and special initiatives.
- NAPNAP Partners for Vulnerable Youth, a second non-profit NAPNAP affiliate that is dedicated to improving the physical and mental health of vulnerable infants, children, adolescents and young adults.
- Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB), the largest independent pediatric nursing certification organization in the country.
- Pediatric Orthopaedic Practioners Society (POPS), an association that exists to advance and enhance the care provided by the Advanced Practice Nurse and Physician Assistant specializing in Pediatric Orthopaedics.
- Society of Pediatric Nurses (SPN), an association founded to advance the specialty of pediatric nursing through excellence in education, research and practice.