Become a Member of SPN

If you are an existing member, please click below to renew your dues.

Please contact the National Office at (312) 321-5154 or if you have forgotten your login information.

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Membership Benefits


  • Discounted continuing education opportunities at the Annual Conference
  • Member discount on Mosby's Pediatric Nursing Orientation course at a rate of $200 (Savings of $200)
  • Live webinar presentations.  Members can attend some or most webinars free of charge

Research and Evidence-Based Practice

  • Six electronic issues of the Journal of Pediatric Nursing, SPN's official journal, which publishes the latest information on the nursing care of children (print subscriptions are available as a membership add-on)
  • Mentorship opportunities for submitting abstracts to the Journal of Pediatric Nursing

Professional Development & Networking

  • Six issues of SPN eNews, an informative newsletter designed to keep members aware of SPN news and member accomplishments
  • $45 discount on your first application for the Certified Pediatric Nurse (CPN) exam from the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board.
  • Network with the 3,400+ pediatric nurses nationwide via the SPN online Discussion Forum
  • Networking and continuing education opportunities through local chapters in 35+ areas
  • Networking activities at the SPN Annual Conference

Grants and Award Opportunities

    • Annual awards programs recognizing excellence in education, practice, and research
    • Member scholarship and research grant programs

Membership Categories*

There are four SPN membership categories.  Please read our membership descriptions below to determine your appropriate membership status. Click here to download the SPN Membership Benefits Grid.SPN_293583-18_Member_Benefits_Grid_1265x975.png

Contact SPN Headquarters at to learn more about our Retired Membership.

Download the Membership Application if you would like to pay for your SPN membership by check.

*SPN membership is non-refundable.Membership dues are not tax deductible as a charitable donation. They may be tax deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense. Consult your tax advisor.


Group Discount

A group discount for five or more new members joining at the Regular-One Year rate is available. Contact the National Office with the names of at least five individuals to obtain discount code.