With more than 8,500 members, the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) is the professional association for all pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs). Established in 1973, we are the only national organization dedicated to improving the quality of health care for infants, children and adolescents, and to advancing the APRN's role in providing that care. We pride ourselves in the caliber of our members, which include national child health care experts, respected authors, distinguished faculty and practicing professionals representing many facets of pediatric health care delivery.
To empower pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) and their interprofessional partners to enhance child and family health through leadership, advocacy, professional practice, education and research.
Our members include national child care experts, respected authors, distinguished faculty and practicing professionals, and represent many facets of pediatric health care delivery, including primary and acute care PNPs, family nurse practitioners (FNPs), school nurse practitioners, neonatal nurse practitioners (NNPs), clinical nurse specialists (CNSs), pediatric nurse consultants, pediatric nurses, PNP faculty and PNP students. In addition, any person interested in fostering the mission of the association is invited to become an associate member.