Ways to connect & information for consumers

Based on the executive order issued 3/23/2020 by the Governor of Maryland, PNCB’s physical office is closed. Staff are working remotely to continue to serve candidates, certificants, and employers. Please use email addresses listed here to contact us, and thank you for understanding that there may be some delay in our response. All online systems including certificant portals and the CE / Pediatric Updates marketplace are still available 24/7. PNCB exams are essential workforce exams per Prometric. Please check back frequently for updates here.


More than 40,000 nursing professionals are PNCB certified! Find resources below and follow us on Facebook.



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Recognition Ideas

We help you celebrate certification achievements. From Certified Nurses Day downloads to congratulate CPNs to CPNP posters for informing families about your role, we offer many recognition ideas and want to hear about yours!


Walls of Distinction

See how to create a wall of distinction to honor your PNCB-certified colleagues and get our free poster to display.


Faces of Certification

Learn how to get recognized on our website, and see your PNCB-certified colleagues in the spotlight too!


CPNs by the Numbers

Today there are over 25,000 Certified Pediatric Nurses (CPNs)! We recognize all employers with at least 5 CPNs on staff with a wall certificate. See which employer has the most CPNs on staff and if your employer is listed here.


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For the Public

  • Filing a complaint: All PNCB Certified Pediatric Nurses (CPNs ) and Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (CPNPs ) are to abide by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board's Certificant Code of Ethics. Members of the public who believe that a CPN or CPNP has violated this code may file a complaint with the PNCB.
  • PNCB code of ethics


Faces of Certification

PNCB-certified nursing professionals work in a variety of roles and settings throughout the US and beyond. Share your photo today!

Clayton Collins, CPN Shriners Hospitals for Children - Galveston Galveston, TX
Leticia Cole, CPNP-PC, CPN Sniffles & Giggles Waxahachie, TX
Renee Flippo, CPNP-PC Louise Herrington School of Nursing | Baylor University Dallas, TX
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