Join the Society of Pediatric Nurses

    Membership Benefits


    • Discounted continuing education oprtunities at the Annual Conference
    • Member discount on Mosby's Pediatric Nursing Orientation course at a rate of $200 (Savings of $200)
    • Live webinar presentations (1.0 CNE per webinar).  Members can attend 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
    • 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


    Renewing Members

    Do you have an existing account with SPN? Click here to Renew Your SPN Membership 
    Please contact the National Office at (312) 321-5154 or if you have forgotten your login information.

    Membership Categories

    There are four SPN membership categories.  Please read our membership descriptions below to determine your appropriate membership status.  

    Membership Criteria Price  
    Regular* 1 & 2 year options Regular members are licensed Registered Nurses who are employed or interested in pediatric nursing. Regular members may vote, hold office, and serve on committees.  $105/$190 Join as a Regular Member



    Retired members are individuals who have retired from professional employment. Retired members shall have the rights and privileges of their designated membership category. 
    *Does not include Journal subscription.

    $50 Join as a Retired Member



    Associate members are individuals other than registered nurses who are interested in the care of children, including LPN/LVN. Associate members may be appointed to committees but may not vote or hold elected office. 
    *Does not include Journal subscription. 
    $60 Join as an Associate Member



    Student members are full-time students who are working towards their initial nursing licensure and interested in pediatric nursing. Student members have all rights and privileges of Associate Membership.
    *Does not include Journal subscription. 
    $60 Join as a Student Member

    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.

    *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.

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

    SPN National Office
    330 N. Wabash Ave. Suite 2000,
    Chicago, IL 60611
    Phone: 312.321.5154
    Fax: 312.673.6754
    Contact the National Office