Practice Resources

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.

Pediatric Fellowship Course

The Pediatric Fellowship is designed to help transition nurses from adult health nursing to the pediatric specialty through in-depth education focused on topics that are critical to our unique specialty. This online course is broken down into 18 modules, offering 7.4 contact hours.

Learn More About the Pediatric Fellowship Course

Certification Review

Expand your pediatric expertise to get the certifications you need. Learn more about the resources SPN provides to help you accomplish your goals.

Core Competencies

Access pre-licensure and pediatric nurse residency program core competencies developed by SPN. Learn More.

Discussion Forums

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

Position Statements

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. 

Transition of Pediatric Patients into Adult Care

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.