The mission of the Society of Pediatric Nurses is to advance the specialty of pediatric nursing through excellence in education, research and practice.
Check out this A-Z listing of practice resources designed to assist in establishing best practices and standards of care within the pediatric patient population.
Access review books, Scope and Standards, and many more resources designed to help you excel in your practice! Go to Bookstore.
Expand your pediatric expertise to get the certifications you need. Learn more about the resources SPN provides to help you accomplish your goals.
Access pre-licensure and pediatric nurse residency program core competencies developed by SPN. Learn More.
SPN's discussion forums are your virtual gateway to the pediatric nursing community nationwide. Share a news release, ask your collagues about their facility best practices and more. Access My Forums.
Journal of Pediatric Nursing
The Journal of Pediatric Nursing provides original, peer-reviewed research that is based on the philosophy that pediatric nursing incorporates a family-centered approach. Access Now.
Produced by SPN to assist in establishing best practices and standards of care within the pediatric patient population. View a list of current position statements.
Request to Conduct Research
SPN welcomes research proposals involving its members that will facilitate the health and welfare of pediatric patients, their families, and the pediatric nurses who care for them. Submit a Request.
Special Interest Groups (SIG)
Interested in a specific specialty of pediatiric nursing? Learn more about SPN's special interest groups. Currently SPN's special interest groups are focused on Developmental, Behavioral, Mental Health (DBMH) and Clinical Nurse Specialists.
Find the tools you need to start a research or evidence-based practice project, or to learn more about child advocacy.
Utilize SPN-developed resources to help you lead the transition of adolescents and emerging adults (AEA) from pediatric to adult care, especially those with disabilities and/or special health care needs. Learn More.