Position statements are produced or endorsed to assist in establishing best practices and standards of care within the pediatric patient population. SPN continuously reviews important topics to our members to determine if there is a need to create or endorse a statement.
SPN produced and endorsed position statements are reviewed at a minimum of every two years. All position statements go through committee and Board of Director review prior to approval.
|2020-01-03||Child Health Content in the Undergraduate Curriculum||Details|
|2020-01-03||Safe Staffing for Pediatric Patients||Details|
|2019-08-12||Pediatric Bill of Rights||Details|
|2019-07-22||Overweight Children and Adolescents||Details|
|2019-06-21||Transition of Pediatric Patients into Adult Care||Details|
|2019-06-21||Early School Start Times (Consensus Statement)||Details|
|2019-02-04||Weighing Pediatric Patients In Kilograms||Details|
|2017-05-25||The Role of Pediatric Nurses in the Promotion and Protection of Human Milk and Breastfeeding||Details|
|2017-02-22||Tobacco Exposure in Children, Adolescents and Families||Details|
|2014-07-08||Early Childhood Development||Details|
|2014-05-07||Disaster Management for Children and Families||Details|
SPN Endorsed Position Statements
- The Impact of Racism on Child and Adolescent Health - The Society of Pediatric Nurses endorses this policy statement developed and copyrighted by the American Academy of Pediatrics in August of 2019.
Firearm-Related Injuries Affecting the Pediatric Population - The Society of Pediatric Nurses endorses this policy statement developed and copyrighted by the American Academy of Pediatrics in 2012 and reaffirmed in 2017.