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Benefits, discounts, awards, CE & resources

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PNCB Awards

Each year, PNCB recognizes:

  • One CPNP-AC, CPNP-PC, 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 PNCB Awards Program.



  • Online Child & Adolescent Mental Health Fellowship Discount. CPNPs and PMHSs receive a 10% discount on the cost of a well-respected self-paced online learning program from Ohio State University, Keep Yourself Strong and Secure (KySS). Visit nursing.osu.edu/kyss to learn more, and enter enrollment code: OSUCON=PNCB!2024 to receive your discount.
  • American Academy of Pediatrics Discount. Save 15% on a variety of AAP titles. Order online at https://www.aap.org/shopaap and apply promotion code PNCBSAVE at checkout. Or call toll-free at 888/227-1770 and mention the PNCB promotion code. Discount available through December 1, 2025. 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.
  • UpToDate® Lexidrug™ (formerly Lexicomp®) Pediatric & Neonatal Dosage Handbook Discount. Certificants save 35%. Log in to your portal and click Benefits & Discounts for your special discount link. 
  • UpToDate Discount. Certificants save 20%. Learn more. 
  • Your Lands' End Discount. Display your CPNP 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 CPNP, you receive 10% off your order when you use this link: https://business.landsend.com/store/cpnp


Other Benefits

PNCB offers free online subscriptions to Contemporary Pediatrics.



• For more about the DNP, read the NP Roundtable's Unified Statement on DNP Education, Certification and Titling.

Criteria for Evaluation of Nurse Practitioner Programs (PDF) published by the National Task Force on Quality Nurse Practitioner Education.

Nurse Practitioner Core Competencies (PDF) published by NONPF (Amended 2012)

Population-Focused Nurse Practitioner Competencies (PDF) published by NONPF (2013)

NAPNAP Position Statement on Age Parameters for Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Practice

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

Faces of Certification

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

Tyneisha Orr, CPNP-PC Swope Health Central Pediatrics Kansas City, MO
Amairani Jimenez, CPN Tripler Army Medical Center Honolulu, Hawaii
Gia Nguyen, CPNP-AC St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Arlington, VA
View more Faces of Certification