CPN Corner

Benefits, discounts, awards, CE & resources especially for CPNs, like these nurses at Children's of Alabama

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. Please check back frequently for updates here.

Your CPN Corner

Welcome to the CPN Corner, a resource page for Certified Pediatric Nurses! 

Here you can find ways to support your commitment to lifelong learning, learn about the benefits of PNCB certification, and more. If you have suggestions for this page, please let us know at feedback@pncb.org.


Info You Can Use

Free Continuing Education: PNCB now offers free modules on a variety of topics. MedscapeNursing Spectrum, and Clinical Advisor also offer online continuing education at no cost. Also available from the CDC: Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences. Content areas relevant to pediatric nursing or professional development in nursing can be used toward PNCB Recertification. 

Promote Certification with Free Materials: Planning a certification fair or just want to share information about PNCB certification? We've got the materials you need! Request free materials and giveaways. 

The Campaign for Pediatric Nursing: Encourage pediatric nursing careers with the IPN's Campaign for Pediatric Nursing! Use the IPN's Kick-Start Your Pediatric Nursing Career and order buttons, posters, and more for promoting the specialty. Get resources>> 

Your Wallet Card: To access and print your current PNCB online wallet card, log in here

Your CPN lapel pin. We hope you wear yours with pride. Request a free new or replacement pin here

Your CPN wall certificate. To order additional copies, click here

PNCB Awards: Each year, PNCB recognizes:

  • One CPN who is an outstanding advocate for certification at a local/hospital level, regional or national level.
  • One CPNP or PMHS who extends the reach of their role beyond regular practice activities.

Previous award recipients are not eligible. Self-nominations are accepted. Learn more about the 2019 PNCB Awards Program.


Your Benefits

American Academy of Pediatrics Discount. Save 15% on a variety of AAP titles. Order online at shop.aap.org and apply promotion code PNCBAAP at checkout. Or call toll-free at 888/227-1770 and mention the PNCB promotion code. Discount available through December 31, 2022. Not applicable for bulk sales, Bright Futures, PREP, journals, Pedialink, or live events and related products, and for publications where AAP resells but is not the sole publisher.

Lands' End Discount. Display your CPN credential with pride on clothing in a variety of colors and styles at Lands' End. You can also select totes, lunch coolers, hats and much more. As a CPN, you receive 10% off all order when you use this link: https://business.landsend.com/store/cpn 

Free Subscriptions. For Contemporary Pediatrics Digital Editionsign up here

College Credit. Your certification is worth three baccalaureate nursing degree credits at Excelsior College, a leader in distance education. Visit their website to learn more. If you need verification of certification to receive Excelsior degree credit, email us at pncb@pncb.org for this documentation.


Resources for CPNs

Looking for ways to market yourself or encourage your colleagues to choose certification? Want a sample press release to announce your certification achievement? Our PNCB Tool Kit page can help. 

If you need references on the importance of certification, check out the list on our Benefits of Certification page

Pediatric Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, written by NAPNAP and SPN and published by ANA. Purchase the softcover or eBook.


Get Involved!

We invite you to consider external item writing and help us prepare for the next generation of CPNs. See our Get Involved page for full details.

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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