Membership

The North Carolina Chapter of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners has rolled out its FIRST-TIME EVER chapter grant award applications, beginning in the year 2021! We have three very special grants to be awarded to three applicants in the areas of: research or quality improvement, professional certification, and continuing education.

These applications are due via email on November 20th, 2021 to the Chapter Grant Writer, Dr. April Bice at bicea@uncw.edu.  Please direct questions to Dr. Bice via email.

Membership

We encourage you to join our Association, not only to strengthen our impact on the health of our children, but for the opportunity to share in both national and local membership benefits.
Benefits of national membership include:
  • Having a stronger voice for advocating for children's health at the national level
  • Subscription to the Journal of Pediatric Health Care Subscription to PNP E-News
  • Local chapter membership for networking and continuing education
  • Access to Members Only section of www.napnap.org and member directory PNP SourCESM online learning, www.napnapce.org
  • Ready, Set, Grow parent education digest for distribution to families
  • Discounted registration to NAPNAP’s annual conference
  • Online access to state legislative activity through Legislative Action Center Benefits for joining the North Carolina Chapter include: Continuing Education Opportunities Fall Local Conference Network with colleagues who share your passion for pediatric healthcare! Eligibility Requirements To be eligible for membership, you must be licensed in one of the following fields within the state of North Carolina. Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Pediatric Nurse Associates School Nurse Practitioners Family Nurse Practitioners Neonatal Nurse Practitioners Clinical Nurse Specialists (Pediatric) Pediatric Faculty For membership questions, please contact: Kaitlin Ruffin, MSN, APRN, CPNP- kruffin@boice-willis.com